nfs: RPC : Task of released request still queued. SCE/Diskless 1.2

Nelson Castillo nc at
Mon Jun 25 13:07:52 EDT 2001


I’m trying to set up a diskless cluster with the “Diskless 1.2” package. I 
can boot the remote nodes but I can’t log in.  When I get the login 
screen the following message shows infinitely:  

nfs: RPC : Task of released request still queued.
task is on xptr_pending

It happened with either RedHat 6.2 or RedHat 7.1.

It also happened to me using the Beowulf Builder (comes with SCE) and 
RedHat 7.1.

The remote workstation cannot access the shared libraries. I think it has 
to do with symbolic links that can’t be followed from the remote system. 
Could it have something to do with this problem?

I could login once (but only once) because the error did not appear, but 
when I tied to log in the remote machine couldn’t access the library so I deactivated the MD5 passwords and logged in again.  It 
ran ok and I could start many services and launch the PVM.

What can I do?

Thanks a lot,

PS: BTW, I couldn’t install SCE. The package scms-2.0-15.i386.rpm 
cannot be installed.  Has anyone been able to install SCE?

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