Monthly Archives: May 2011

Rocks 5.4 FE as execd host

as of Rocks 5.4  adding FE(frontend) as execd host in SGE is very easy cd /opt/gridengine ./install_execd accept all default you should  adjust slots for the queue instance of the all.q@FE so it would not use all the CPU @FE … Continue reading

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useradd in 2nd HDD in r5.4

there is request that one want to spread some user on the 2nd HDD on rocks@FE the followings will work , there could be other way fdisk  /dev/sdb create partition 1 mkfs –t ext3 /dev/sdb1 mkdir /state/partition2; make sure it … Continue reading

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Rockscluster 4.3 in VirtualBox

Recently  in order to answer some question I need to install r4.3 in vbox env follow the standard method for r50-r54  the installation failed when one google the error message “ide: failed opcode was:0xef” one find out that for r4.3 … Continue reading

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setup login node in Rocks 5.4 with sge roll

there is new features in rocks 5.4.2 that one can configure login appliance it seems that it  is only work for sge roll and not yet with torque roll But one may need some extra steps to make the login … Continue reading

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Gridengine training materials, howto and email archive

there are some very good materials on Gridengine Dan Templeton’s Slides: Georgetown sge trainings, old links doesnot exist any more so I put these files here  GridEngineAdvancedAdminTraining GeorgetownClass SGE_Cheat_Sheet SGE_Georgetown_Class   Bioteam trainings 01 – SGE Admin – Overview 02 … Continue reading

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Gridengine updates

There are many different development of gridengine after the end of opensource gridengine open grid scheduler project The Open Grid Scheduler (or simply: Grid Scheduler) is a free and open-source batch-queuing system for distributed resource management. It is based on … Continue reading

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where are the old and new sun gridegine documents

Now the http://docs.sun.com/ does not exist any more so where are the old docs goes? Oracle actually did keep these old docs around, one just need to find them, this post just provides some links for these old docs for … Continue reading

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