can't start pvm console/daemon

Brooks Davis brooks at
Fri Mar 17 18:51:22 UTC 2006

On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 10:30:24AM +0100, Marc van Woerkom wrote:
> Hi,
> soon I need to write a pvm application destined for a 
> linux cluster at university.
> It would be very nice, to be able to already develop on my 
> FreeBSD 6.0 laptop.
> (I already saw phk's hint in the cvs log to simulate 
>  several pvms using FreeBSD jails) 
> But just setting PVM_ROOT to /usr/local/lib/pvm and 
> starting pvm won't work.
> I don't see the console, there seem to be some socket 
> related problem.

It works here.

> Do I need to enable certain ports to run pvm?

pvmd binds to two arbitrary UDP ports when started.  If you're blocking
high ports with a firewall that could be an issue.

-- Brooks

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