[torqueusers] Problem setting up headnode to be compute node.

Gus Correa gus at ldeo.columbia.edu
Tue Jul 7 10:04:30 MDT 2009


Hi Ben, list

Here is a recent thread about a very similar problem.
It may have the answers you need:

http://www.supercluster.org/pipermail/torqueusers/2009-May/009101.html

My $0.02
Gus Correa
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Gustavo Correa
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Diego M. Vadell wrote:
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> Hi Ben,
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>    Do you have a firewall configured? How does pbs_mom's configuration
> looks like? What IP address corresponds to $clienthost in pbs_mom's
> configuration?
> 
> HTH,
>  -- Diego.
> 
> Ben Turner wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Wondering if anybody can help.
>>
>> I am trying to set up torque to run on a single machine with four cores. 
>> I just want to be able to queue jobs up overnight on this
>> machine.
>>
>> I have installed torque and configured pbs_mom and pbs_sched listing 
>> only the head node in the "nodes" file and specifying np=4.
>> I run pbs_server and then pbsnodes -a reports that the node is "down".
>>
>> When I look in the logs the server log says that that it can ping 
>> "itself" ok but fails to make a connection and sets the state as down.
>> The mom_log shows that mom is trying to say hello but the connection to 
>> the server times out.
>>
>> I am sure this is a simple problem that many people have faced, does 
>> anybody have any ideas?
>>
>> Also when I run pbs_sched I get an error message "pbs_sched: Cannot 
>> assign requested address (99) in main, bind"
>>
>> Cheers
>> Ben
>>
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