[torqueusers] Major Problem with pbs_server database being corrupted

David Beer dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
Sat Nov 17 11:20:50 MST 2012


Mike,

I'm glad to hear it.

Cheers,

David

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 7:42 PM, Mike Dacre <mike.dacre at gmail.com> wrote:

>  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>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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