[Swift-user] consultation about error messages, coaster usage

Mihael Hategan hategan at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Apr 6 22:08:41 CDT 2009

You seem to be using a particularly bad version of swift. I suggest
trying the latest version.


On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 21:42 -0500, Glen Hocky wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I just ran (and killed) too big runs w/ swift, one on ranger, one on 
> abe. I stopped them because in each case there were many "Failed but can 
> retry" jobs, several "Failed to transfer wrapper log" errors and at the 
> point where i stopped them, many more cpu's allocated than "Active" 
> jobs. E.g. on ranger there were 14 running jobs in the queue w/ over an 
> hour left (so 224 cpus) but only 76 "Active" jobs.
> Could someone take a look at the logs and tell me if things are working 
> properly? It's a little hard to tell from a user end...
> On a ci home machine,
> All run related files for abe are in
> > /home/hockyg/oops/swift/output/abeoutdir.5/
> and for ranger
> > /home/hockyg/oops/swift/output/rangeroutdir.5/
> In those directories, there will be a file $site.out.5 which has the stdout
> and xout.XXXXX which has a log of all the commands run including the 
> swift invocation
> the tc.data file used is $site.data and the sites.xml file is $site.xml
> Thanks,
> Glen
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