>From: David Fitzgerald <address@hidden> >Organization: Millersville University of Pennsylvania >Keywords: 200001262144.OAA16099 McIDAS-X 7.6 Dave (hi Rich), >The only thing I can add to what you found when you were checking things out >here, is that I compiled mcidas on twister, a solaris 7 machine, which ALL >of our clients are, however snowball is a solaris 2.6 machine, so thats >probably why you got the missing library error when you were on snowball as >mcidas. Yes, that explains the message about libgen.so being missing. I should have remembered that from the same sort of situation here. >Snowball IS the fileserver that holds the mcidas account but that >shouldn't be the problem should it? No, not at all. >Why should snowball care if it is >serving a program compiled for solaris 7 or not, since the clients are all >solaris 7 and supposedly solaris 7 is binary compatable with solaris 2.6. It shouldn't. >Snowball's filesystem doesn't really care what the binary is since it is the >client machine doing the "real" work right? You are absolutely correct. >Or am I wrong? Nope. >I've done things >this way in the past, ie garp, and others, and have not had any trouble. It should work fine. In fact, our main file server is still running 5.6 and a number of clients are running 5.7. BTW, I just saw that Sun is supposed to be releasing Solaris 8 (aka 5.8) this spring. >I've been holding off upgrading snowball since we won some grant money to >replace snowball with an Ultra-10 server. Good move. >I'll reboot snowball and twister later tonight after people go home. OK, I'll try and jump on later to see if the connectivity is better. Later... Tom
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