[torquedev] fork_to_user

David Singleton David.Singleton at anu.edu.au
Tue Apr 15 19:09:36 MDT 2008

I suspect this is a different problem.  The fork_to_user()
problem would hit before the copy was attempted and it should
be preceded by log messages like "cannot determine home directory"
or "invalid home directory".


Chris Samuel wrote:
> ----- "David Singleton" <David.Singleton at anu.edu.au> wrote:
>> Below is a summary of the return codes from fork_to_user() to
>> req_cpyfile(). I haven't checked the other use of fork_to_user().
>> return ##  can lead to MOM exiting if she has trouble with a user
>>             home dir
> Forgot to include the error we saw:
> Apr 13 14:07:23 tango010 pbs_mom: req_cpyfile, Unable to copy file /usr/spool/PBS/spool/234996.tango-m.vpac.org.ER to [...path removed...]
> The user has almost 75,000 files in that directory, which
> probably goes some way to explaining the error.. :-(
> cheers,
> Chris

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