[torqueusers] Server not talking to MOMs at all
jacksond at clusterresources.com
Sat Sep 3 16:56:53 MDT 2005
I think I added $pbsserver nearly two years ago. I just forgot about
it and it wasn't properly documented. Consequently, its probably not
true that anyone is using it. So, with that, which is more intuitive
for the newbie, $pbsserver, or $headnode?
On Sat, 2005-09-03 at 15:31 -0700, Garrick Staples wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 04:22:00PM -0600, Dave Jackson alleged:
> > Garrick,
> > > > The first $clienthost listed identifies the "server" to the MOM. It
> > is the
> > > > > only hostname that will receive status updates from the MOM.
> > > >
> > > > I would argue that this behavior is somewhere between counter-intuitive
> > > > and broken, even if it has been in PBS since the beginning of time. :)
> > We would like to add a 'synonym parameter to $clienthost called
> > '$headnode'. It would behave exactly like $clienthost except for the
> > 'confusing both old and new alike' part.
> > Is this the best name? Thoughts?
> I just noticed that '$pbsserver' is already a synonym for '$clienthost'.
> I don't know how long it's been there, but it looks "post OpenPBS" to
> me. I suppose that is as suitable as '$headnode'; and someone,
> somewhere, already has '$pbsserver' in their config files.
> Multi-server support still confuses me. I'm still really unsure what
> precise behaviour people want.
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