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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum LSF
Components Administration
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 24, 2023

install libnsl automatically during LSF installation

In RHEL8, I found the follows error.

[root@rhel86 lsf]# lsadmin limstartup

lsadmin: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

And I found "Known issues" part in LSF guide mentions this issue:

On RHEL 8, the LSF cluster cannot start up due to a missing file. To resolve this issue, install the libnsl package (yum install libnsl) to ensure that the exists.

I want LSF to add a function that install libnsl automatically during LSF installation.

Because libnsl is a package that LSF needs, so it would be good to check the installation of this package and install it if it is not installed.

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  • Admin
    Bill McMillan
    Apr 27, 2023

    Installing OS libraries is outwith the scope of the LSF installer.

    However, the intention is remove the dependency on libnsl in a future update