Bug 11343 - PVM hostfile error
Summary: PVM hostfile error
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pvm   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Reported: 2000-05-10 08:34 UTC by Ken Jancaitis
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-10 16:30:21 UTC
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Description Ken Jancaitis 2000-05-10 08:34:54 UTC
I found a minor, but very frustrating bug in the Red Hat RPM for PVM.  The
package installs a script /usr/bin/pvm, the final line of which is:

  /usr/share/pvm3/lib/LINUX/pvm

This script starts up PVM, but it ignores the hostfile argument that's used
to configure the PVM virtual machine via the command

  pvm hostfile

To fix this, the final line in the pvm start-up script should read:

  /usr/share/pvm3/lib/LINUX/pvm $1

I've noticed a few news-group postings about pvm ignoring the host file in
this release from Red Hat, but I haven't seen any mention of the fix.

Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-05-10 16:30:59 UTC
Fixed - thanks. Hopefully, it should appear in the next Rawhide.


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