[Mauiusers] Persistent reservations with setres
gabe at msi.umn.edu
Tue Dec 14 09:16:50 MST 2004
On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 06:03:20PM -0700, Jerry Smith wrote:
> Hello all, Thanks for the help in advance
> Currently running maui 3.2.6p9
> Prior to this upgrade (from p4) we were able to setres -u .... and
> create a reservation on a node or a set of nodes. Then stopping and
> restarting maui, we were able to see the reservation still there.
> Currently if I create a reservation with setres and stop and restart
> maui (with either a killproc maui, or schedctl -k, or kill -9 maui_PID)
> when maui comes back up the reservation is gone. We utilized this
> feature heavily prior to this as a way to make sure nodes with
> hardware/software problems, were not accidentally re-assigned via Torque.
I can confirm this behavior. We've had a lot of clusters and labs running
Maui. As I encounter this bug, I upgrade them to Moab. Moab seems to have
far fewer bugs w/r/t to features that we use.
Gabe Turner gabe at msi.umn.edu
UNIX Systems Administrator,
University of Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
for Digital Simulation and Advanced Computation www.msi.umn.edu
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