[torqueusers] incorrect nodes file causes pbs_server startup failure

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Tue Nov 13 12:34:20 MST 2007

On Wed, 14 Nov 2007, Michael Gutteridge wrote:

> We figured out the problem, and manually excising the node from the
> list did the trick.  However, IMVHO, this shouldn't cause
> pbs_server to exit completely, rather I'd expect a warning, but I'd
> expect it could continue to set up the remaining nodes.  The
> rationalization being that the remainder of the cluster could still
> function even if there's a single misconfiguration.

I guess it could just mark the node down,offline instead, though I 
don't know if that would stop pbs_server from trying to poll it..

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
 P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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