[torqueusers] Error adding a node

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Tue Jan 30 23:32:17 MST 2007

On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 04:28:19PM -0000, Adrian.Franco at sungard.com alleged:
> Hi all,
> I have a question. I am brand new to Torque/Moab and I have just started
> playing around with them. I have one server and one node in the same
> machine working fine. However when I tried to add a new node on another
> machine by modifying the /var/spool/torque/server_priv/nodes file, I got
> the messages
> PBS_Server: process_host_name_part, cannot perform reverse name lookup
> for 'EU-LON-WS104' h_errno=1 errno=0 (check name server).
> PBS_Server: pbsd_init(setup_nodes), could not create node
> "EU-LON-WS104", error = 15602
> PBS_Server: PBS_Server, pbsd_init failed

The message is complaining about the reverse name lookup. 

Run 'getent hosts EU-LON-WS104', which should return the IP.  And
'getent hosts <IPAddress>' is probably failing.

You can add a PTR record for the IP in DNS, add a record in NIS, or add
it to /etc/hosts.

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