[Beowulf] Problem with environment variable [update]
reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Tue Jul 28 02:49:53 PDT 2009
Am 26.07.2009 um 21:11 schrieb Giuseppina Venezia:
> I'am using PVM with two nodes: a master node with Fedora Core 8 called
> "pippo" and a slave node with ubuntu 8.10 called "pluto".
> I've installed PVM on both "pippo" and "pluto", and set those
> environment variables:
> PVM_ROOT, PVM_ARCH, PVM_RSH and PVM_TMP.
> in .bashrc and /etc/profile
> Tha problem in that when I add another host from the master node I got
> the following error:
> pvm> add pluto
> add pluto
> 0 successful
> HOST DTID
> pluto Can't start pvmd
> Auto-Diagnosing Failed Hosts...
> Verifying Local Path to "rsh"...
> Rsh found in /usr/bin/rsh - O.K.
> Testing Rsh/Rhosts Access to Host "pluto"...
> Rsh/Rhosts Access is O.K.
> Checking O.S. Type (Unix test) on Host "pluto"...
> Host pluto is Unix-based.
> Checking $PVM_ROOT on Host "pluto"...
> The value of the $PVM_ROOT environment
> variable on pluto is invalid ("").
> Use the absolute path to the pvm3/ directory.
> However, if I try echo $PVM_ROOT on slave node ("pluto") I got
I meant something like:
did you add the PATH specification in .bash_profile and/or .profile?
This will only work for an interactive login. AFAIR you must add it
to .bashrc which will be sourced for a non-interactive login, i.e.
during the pvm startup.
> Could you help me?
> Thank you in advance
> Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org sponsored by Penguin
> To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit
More information about the Beowulf