[torqueusers] pbs_mom unable to chdir to automounted dirs

Steve Young chemadm at hamilton.edu
Wed Oct 22 07:11:24 MDT 2008

	I'm not for certain but I wonder if you put this in your mom_priv/ 
config on your nodes?

$usecp *:/home /home

(of course change the /home to your directory names). Hope this helps,


On Oct 21, 2008, at 4:20 PM, Mary Ellen Fitzpatrick wrote:

> I have my home dirs nfs exported to all of my compute nodes.  I can  
> log into the nodes and cd the nfs mounted dirs, no problem. When I  
> submit a job to a node and the automounted nfs dirs are not mount  
> (timed out), I get the following error:
> Oct 21 16:08:14 node1047 pbs_mom: No such file or directory (2) in  
> TMomFinalizeChild, PBS: chdir to '/fs/userB1/mfitzpat' failed: No  
> such file or directory
> If I immediately resubmit the job to the same node, it will run.  It  
> appears that pbs wants the automounted nfs dirs to be already  
> mounted, then the job will run.  If I hard mount the nfs home dirs,  
> I have no problem running the jobs, but I do not want to do that.
> Any one run into this?  Trying to figure out if it is a torque issue  
> or automount issue.
> -- 
> Thanks
> Mary Ellen
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