[Beowulf] [xcat-user] Cannot run offload codes with Intel Xeon Phi cards deployed via xCAT

Andrew Howard ahoward at purdue.edu
Thu Aug 22 09:42:16 PDT 2013


Did you configure the cards with micctrl like the docs tell you to? Stop
mpss, run micctrl --initdefaults, then start MPSS. Otherwise micuser won't
exist.

-Andy


--
Andrew Howard
HPC Systems Engineer
Purdue University
(765) 889-2523


On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 12:05 AM, Christopher Samuel
<samuel at unimelb.edu.au>wrote:

> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
>
> On 21/08/13 13:51, Christopher Samuel wrote:
>
>
>
> ...and of course within a few minutes of sending that I've found that
> it appears xCAT does not create the micuser in the passwd file it
> deploys to the Phi's.
>
> This means the /bin/coi_daemon on the Phi cards cannot start as the
> init script runs it with the "--coiuser=micuser" argument so it fails
> with:
>
> [root at barcoo062-mic0 /root]# /etc/init.d/coi start
>  Starting COI server... [ OK ]
> [root at barcoo062-mic0 /root]# Can't drop priviledges to requested user
> 'micuser'
>
> So xCAT folks, any ideas why that user would be missing?
>
> All the best,
> Chris
> - --
>  Christopher Samuel        Senior Systems Administrator
>  VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
>  Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
>  http://www.vlsci.org.au/      http://twitter.com/vlsci
>
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
> Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux)
> Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://www.enigmail.net/
>
> iEYEARECAAYFAlIUPKEACgkQO2KABBYQAh9UmwCgk9rD2jm3Mq33EUfnvnLwxevA
> cGYAnjDXNq8u6mdEmhl82fuTjqOkoSpL
> =VLgm
> -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
> _______________________________________________
> Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org sponsored by Penguin Computing
> To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit
> http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://www.beowulf.org/pipermail/beowulf/attachments/20130822/df68658b/attachment.html 


More information about the Beowulf mailing list