[lustre-discuss] "Text file busy" error

Dilger, Andreas andreas.dilger at intel.com
Mon Apr 18 12:12:05 PDT 2016

What version of Lustre are you running?  I thought we fixed that problem?

Cheers, Andreas

> On Apr 18, 2016, at 12:28, E.S. Rosenberg <esr+lustre at mail.hebrew.edu> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Several of our users ran into the "Text file busy" error described in LU-6232 (and possibly related to LU-4398 and LU-4429).
> Has there been any progress on this issue?
> I feel pretty dumb when I have to explain this issue to them and how to work around it....
> Thanks,
> Eli
> Background for those who don't like reading bug reports:
> When creating a script if it gets run subsequently it becomes impossible to edit said script after it's been run even though it is not actively running anymore.
> Workarounds I have seen so far:
> - Use an editor that moves the current file to a backup like emacs (bypasses the issue since you are in practice working on a different file)
> - chmod -x the file before editing (reverts to being editable)
> - run the file using sh /path/to/file instead of /path/to/file (then it stays editable)
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