[torqueusers] simple startup troubleshooting

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Thu Feb 9 13:19:18 MST 2012

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christina Salls" <christina.salls at noaa.gov>
> To: torqueusers at supercluster.org
> Cc: "help >> GLERL IT Help" <oar.glerl.it-help at noaa.gov>
> Sent: Thursday, February 9, 2012 12:47:05 PM
> Subject: [torqueusers] simple startup troubleshooting
> Hi all,
> I am new to Torque. In fact, I have just installed torque-2.5.9
> (server) on the head node of a 20 node cluster and torque client and
> mom packages on the compute nodes. I used the Torque Administrator's
> Guide and the installation process seemed to proceed smoothly (on my
> second attempt). My first attempt was complicated by the fact that
> PBS was pre-installed on both the head node and server and seemed to
> be getting in my way because of processes that were already running
> and ports that were already in use. I removed everything I could
> find of the PBS installation and started from scratch. I am stuck at
> the point where I should be seeing my nodes as free, but they are
> showing up as down. I am looking for any clues in troubleshooting
> this problem. I don't know where to start. I am including some
> information to illustrate my setup.
> Thanks in advance,
> Christina


Something to check is the server_name file on each of the MOM nodes. This should have the host name of where pbs_server is running. That is the $TORQUE_HOME/server_name file.


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