[Mauiusers] Re: Suspended jobs resume execution
Ronny T. Lampert
telecaadmin at uni.de
Mon Apr 24 06:29:19 MDT 2006
> - So, what happens is that the jobs in the IDLE queue eventually get a higher
> priority of the job that is suspended. The suspended job should ideally restart
> after the preemptor job finishes, but since the other job in the IDLE queue already
> has a higher priority, that other job gets an an automatic reservation for the nodes
> once they are free and they "preempt" the suspended job once again. And this happens
> regardless of whether this new job has the preemptor tag or not.
Your config was fine as an example for my cluster, thanks, everything works.
I think it was the missing
Jobs are running just fine (shouldn't both of them automatically set to 1 ?)
However I experience the very same problem as you do (I need the
QUEUETIMEWEIGHT set to 1) - the preempted ones stay suspended and instead a
NEW job from the batch queue is started :-(
I think this is a bug: suspended jobs *should age*, too.
Or automatically get a slightly higher priority than the highest in the same
class to prevent it from staying suspended and interrupted by jobs from the
Could some developer shortly comment on that issue?
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