[torqueusers] Major Problem with pbs_server database being corrupted

Mike Dacre mike.dacre at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 19:42:56 MST 2012


Hi David, 

I was able to test with 4.1.3 and the hyphen-in-hostname is no longer a problem, everything works fine.

-Mike 


On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 12:52 PM, Mike Dacre wrote:

> 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 (mailto: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 (mailto:ezellma at ornl.gov)> wrote:
> > > On 11/3/12 7:29 PM, "Mike Dacre" <mike.dacre at gmail.com (mailto: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
> > > 
> > > ---
> > > Matt Ezell
> > > HPC Systems Administrator
> > > Oak Ridge National Laboratory
> > > 
> > > 
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