20020304: problem : pqact exited with status 127

Steve,

A decoder being executed from pqact is failing.

Put pqact in verbose mode (eg issue a kill -USR2 to the pqact process)
and see what products are causing the error messages and determine
which decoder is being invoked. Then you can determine why the decoder
is failing.

Steve Chiswell
Unidata User Support

On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Steve Ochani wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I'm wondering if anyone else has come across this problem.
>
> My system:
> Redhat Linux 7.2 on PII 400
> All patches including patches for glibc. Also new RH kernel : 2.4.9-13
> I first tried prebuilt binary version of ldm 5.1.2.
>
> When I run ldmadmin I see errors in the ldmd.log file such as
>
> pqact[2965]: child 2968 exited with status 127
>
> Searching through the help archives I tried following suggestions without a 
> success:
>
> Double checked permission on data dir,
> there's 5+ gigs free, no quotas on user ldm,
> Started commenting out commands in the pqact.conf,
>
> Ran commands from pqact.conf manually one by one:
>
> pnga2area -d /usr/local/ldm/data/mcidas -r \1,\2
> lwtoa3 -d /usr/local/ldm/data/mcidas -v
> proftomd -d /usr/local/ldm/data/mcidas -v U2 WPRO 81
> xcd_run DDS
> (no errors produced)
>
> I also tried
>
> rpc.ldmd -vxl - -q data/ldm.pq etc/ldmd.conf
>
> And got the same error message.
>
> It's only when I comment out pqact from the ldmd.conf I don't get the message 
> so it is some
> problem with pqact.
>
> I then tried building ldm 5.1.2 from src, same problem.
>
> I also tried my prebuilt 5.0.8 from my backup, same problem.
>
> I have also checked the date and time on the server, it's fine, I even tried 
> setting the time 10
> minutes behind.
>
> Any help/suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
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