[Mauiusers] scheduling = false + maui

Gabe Turner gabe at msi.umn.edu
Wed Oct 25 13:58:34 MDT 2006

On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 12:51:31PM -0700, Sam Rash wrote:
>    What is the preferred method of putting a cluster on `hold' with torque +
>    maui?
>    1) schedctl -s

Yes, that's what you want.

>    2) qmgr -c `s scheduling=false'
>    stops torque from sending anything (based on events, etc)
>    are both strictly necessary?

No.  In this context, scheduling=false just means that you will be relying
strictly on maui's poll interval, rather than having torque send the event.

>    2) alone doesn't seem to work, but will 1) alone work and just leave error
>    messages in torque log?

I don't think any error messages will be left in the log.  With maui
suspended with schedctl -s, it will simply not set any new reservations,
and thus no new jobs will run until you return maui to normal operation
using schedctl -r.



Gabe Turner                                             gabe at msi.umn.edu
UNIX System Administrator,
University of Minnesota
Supercomputing Institute                          http://www.msi.umn.edu

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