[torqueusers] Re: torqueusers Digest, Vol 18, Issue 21

David McGiven david.mcgiven at fusemail.com
Thu Jan 12 04:54:37 MST 2006


----- Original Message -----

> Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 12:06:39 -0800
> From: Garrick Staples <garrick at usc.edu>
> Subject: Re: [torqueusers] Is OpenPBS 2.3.16 server compatible with
>         TORQUE        2.0.0p5 mom ?
> To: torqueusers at supercluster.org
> Message-ID: <20060111200638.GU29622 at polop.usc.edu>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 10:26:11AM -0600, David McGiven alleged:
> >
> > Dear Torque users,
> >
> > I have a server (ia32 debian linux) running pbs_server and pbs_sched
(From
> > OpenPBS-2.3.16 package).
> >
> > I have a client (ia64 SLES9 linux) running pbs_mom (From torque-2.0.0p5).
> >
> > When doing an pbsnodes -a on the server, the client is listed as
> > state-unknown,down.
> >
> > Checking the logs on /usr/spool/PBS/mom_logs I can see that the server is
> > communicating with the client, but still it appears as
state-unknown,down.
> >
> > Does anybody know what could be the problem ?
> >
> > Is pbs_server from openbsd compatible with pbs_mom from TORQUE ?
>
> Unfortunately, no.  This isn't going to happen.  TORQUE's "node hello"
> protocol was changed incompatibly very early in its development.  The
> reverse won't work either, TORQUE pbs_server won't talk to openpbs mom.

That explains ...

>
> You'll need to downgrade the ia64 box to openpbs, or upgrade the rest of
> the cluster to TORQUE.  And I don't think old openpbs mom will work
> correctly on newer linux distros.

Thank you very much Garrick. I'm glad to see that there's an active TORQUE
community developing a very good piece of software and being friendly with
new users.

Cheers,

David McGiven
CTO

>
> --
> Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
> University of Southern California



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