The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is experiencing an email delivery problem with several types of messages from MyOSC. 

Extra messages during job startup and ending on Owens and Pitzer


All jobs on Owens and Pitzer that started or ended after 13:14 Monday, March 11 would see the following extra messages at the beginning and end of the job:

pmlogger: cannot open log "/tmp/pcp/" for writing : Permission denied
Log for pmlogger on started Mon Mar 11 15:50:09 2019

pmlogger: Warning: log file (/tmp/pcp/ creation failed
preprocessor cmd: /usr/libexec/pcp/bin/pmcpp -rs /etc/pcp/pmlogger/pmlogger-supremm.config -I /var/lib/pcp/config/pmlogger
Warning [/etc/pcp/pmlogger/pmlogger-supremm.config, line 159]
Problem with lookup for metric "mem.numa.util.NFS_unstable" ... logging not activated
Reason: Unknown metric name
Config parsed
Starting logger for host "" via "local:"
Archive basename: /systems/supremm_data/pcp/pitzer/


Your job should run in the same way as before. We deployed the fix at 16:28, March 11, and apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact if you receive unexpected job failure or have any questions.