[Mauiusers] Return code of job

Keenahn Jung keenahn at tellme.com
Thu Jun 29 09:57:34 MDT 2006


Hello! Thanks for your quick reply. However, that does not answer my
question. Could you perhaps point me to the lines of code in Maui where
it detects that a job has failed and sends a message back to the
resource manager?

Thanks, K

-----Original Message-----
From: mauiusers-bounces at supercluster.org
[mailto:mauiusers-bounces at supercluster.org] On Behalf Of Garrick Staples
Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 1:22 PM
To: mauiusers at supercluster.org
Subject: Re: [Mauiusers] Return code of job

On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 05:44:30PM -0700, Keenahn Jung alleged:
> >From the documentation:
> 
> " Maui supports two other types of holds. The first is a temporary
hold
> known as a 'defer'. A job is deferred if the scheduler determines that
> it cannot run. This can be because it asks for resources which do not
> currently exist, does not have allocations to run, is rejected by the
> resource manager, repeatedly fails after start up, etc."
> 
> How does Maui determine that the job has failed? I assume that it
> somehow has access to the return code of the job, is this correct? If
> this is so, how can I retrieve the return code? Thank you!

It depends on which resource manager you are using.

If you are using TORQUE, enable the "keep_completed" feature and you can
read the "exit_status" attribute from a job stat.

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