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Re: [Condor-users] problem running condor_master "can't open MasterLog"

On Mon, 29 Oct 2007, Shiyang Zhao wrote:

Hi all,

I installed Condor 6.8.6 on Linux Red Hat 9.0.

I tried to run condor_master  as Root, but failed.  The message is

condor_master starts as root but then it will
switch uid to whatever uid and gid is set by CONDOR_ID's
in the configuration file.
The log directory needs to be owned by the right user.
If you run condor_init first, it will make the log
and spool and execute directories under /condor/local.my_linux
and change them to the right ownership.


       Can't open /condor/local.my_linux/log/MasterLog.
       dprintf() had a fatal error in pid xxxxx.
       Can't open /condor/local.my_linux/log/MasterLog.
       errno: 13 (Permission denied).
       euid: x, ruid x
I couldn't find the file named MasterLog in the "log" directory, the
directory is empty. I created a new file named this as Root, but it did not
I searched our previous topics, and found that some one also encountered the
same problem. But did not find a definite answer to my problem.

Looking forward to your advice.

Steven C. Timm, Ph.D  (630) 840-8525
timm@xxxxxxxx  http://home.fnal.gov/~timm/
Fermilab Computing Division, Scientific Computing Facilities,
Grid Facilities Department, FermiGrid Services Group, Assistant Group Leader.