Re: "Permission denied" error

From: Yuan Wan (
Date: Tue Mar 11 2008 - 05:25:27 PST

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    Hi Paul,
    Thanks for replying.
    The error messege I got from /var/log/messeges is as the following:
    vmadump: mmap failed: /usr/lib64/gconv/gconv-modules.cache
    thaw_threads returned error, aborting. -13
    The failure seems not caused by NSCD. What do you think?
    On Mon, 10 Mar 2008, Paul H. Hargrove wrote:
    > Yuan,
    >  The most likely cause is that the restart failed to open one of the
    > files that was open() or mmap()ed at the time the checkpoint was taken.
    > Based on the fact that you see this w/ a shell script, but not C code,
    > my best guess is that you are encountering a problem with the file that
    > the Name Service Cache Daemon (NSCD) uses.  Please see the following FAQ
    > entry for more detail (including what to look for in the system logs)
    > The only known work-around is to remove NSCD from your system.
    > -Paul
    > Yuan Wan wrote:
    >> Hi all,
    >> I'm trying to restart my shell script jobs (bash and R) with BLCR but
    >> failed with the following error:
    >> "Restart failed: Permission denied"
    >> I can checkpoint the job and get context file. The restart will be
    >> successful if executed by root but fail if run by normal users. The
    >> context file does belongs to me, so I'm wondering where the permission
    >> is required. I can also restart a C code as a regular user without problem.
    >> Anyone know the possible reason? Thanks
    >> --Yuan
    >> Yuan Wan
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    University of Edinburgh
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