[Mauiusers] diagnose shows non-existant groups

Brian Christiansen bchristiansen at clusterresources.com
Wed Nov 12 16:23:24 MST 2008

Have you tried removing the checkpoint files, (maui.ck*)?


Nicholas Geraedts wrote:
> We recently did some cleanup on the groups on our compute cluster. All 
> of the users have been consolidated into three groups. However, 
> diagnose with the -f and -g options both still show the non-existant 
> groups. They are not defined in /etc/group nor are they recognized by 
> the systems. Restarting maui and torque on the job submission server 
> seems to have no effect. There are even groups being identified by 
> their old gid!
> Is there some sort of cache that maui keeps of the users and groups 
> that are active? Do I need to restart torque on each of the compute nodes?
> Thanks in advance.
> Cheers,
> -Nick
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