[Mauiusers] Clearing HostList from Maui jobs

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Wed Oct 11 11:30:38 MDT 2006


On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 07:30:48AM -0700, Jay Srinivasan alleged:
> Hi,
> 
> Does anyone happen to know if it is possible to clear the HostList from
> a job that has it set (by Maui)? For instance,
> 
> checkjob 210856
> 
> 
> checking job 210856
> State: Idle
> ...
> Flags:       HOSTLIST
> HostList:
>   [jaccn069:2][jaccn068:2][jaccn067:2][jaccn066:2]
>   [jaccn065:2][jaccn063:2][jaccn062:2][jaccn061:2]
>   [jaccn031:2][jaccn015:2]
> Messages:  insufficient resources to start reserved job
> ...
> 
> So, the reason it got into this state was because the job was running
> and pbs died and the job got requeued, but Maui still keeps the old
> hostlist.
> 
> And as an even more general question, is this expected behaviour? Seems
> to me that Maui should clear the hostlist when the job is requeued (or
> atleast if it is not set in PBS).

runjob -c


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