[torqueusers] Major Problem with pbs_server database being corrupted

Mike Dacre mike.dacre at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 13:52:07 MST 2012


Hi David,

I can't risk running 4.1.3 right now as this is a production cluster with
active users.  Right now I have gone back to 2.5.12 for stability.  I would
love confirmation that 4.1.3 does not have a problem with 'hostnames with
dashes', as I would like to upgrade asap.

Thanks,

Mike


On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 11:14 AM, David Beer <dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>wrote:

> Matt,
>
> Thanks for pointing that out. I am also wondering what the 'hostnames with
> dashes' problem is in 4.1.3. If anyone knows of the details of this issue,
> please create a bugzilla issue with the appropriate details so that we can
> resolve this.
>
> Cheers,
>
> David
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 11:14 AM, Ezell, Matthew A. <ezellma at ornl.gov>wrote:
>
>> On 11/3/12 7:29 PM, "Mike Dacre" <mike.dacre at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> >John,
>> >Thanks for that.  Unfortunately, that probably means I need to move back
>> >to version 3, since I can't use 4.1.  Does anyone have any idea if the
>> >hyphen-in-hostname problem is going to be fixed any time soon in 4.1?
>>
>> 4.1.2 definitely had problems with hostnames with dashes, but some fixes
>> went into 4.1.3.  I'm running 5 pbs_servers (4.1.3) on hosts that have
>> dashes in them without any problems.  Some other users have reported that
>> issues persist in 4.1.3, but it works fine here.  I would recommend trying
>> 4.1.3 before reverting to 3.x.
>>
>> Next time you see this serverdb corruption, save off a copy of the
>> "broken" serverdb file.  That might help find the source of the problem.
>>
>> ~Matt
>>
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>> Matt Ezell
>> HPC Systems Administrator
>> Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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