[Swift-user] oops failures on OSG

Mihael Hategan hategan at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Feb 20 18:15:51 CST 2009

----- Mats Rynge <rynge at renci.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 04:10:30PM -0600, Mihael Hategan wrote:
> > I'm seeing this in the logs:
> > No status file was found. Check the shared filesystem on UCSDT2-B
> > 
> This reminds me to bring up an issue other users have had on UCSDT2 and
> similar sites on OSG. UCSDT2 and UCSDT2-B are two interfaces to the
> same cluster (shared filesystem is the same). If you give those as two
> separate sites to Swift, will Swift be confused about the data caching?
> That is, is the data caching directory named the same on all sites in a
> run?

It's likely that files in the shared directory will get messed up.

I can see no benefit in swift seeing one site as two, so I would recommend
against doing this in general.

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