[Mauiusers] Would Maui kill running jobs if I change
Prakash.Velayutham at cchmc.org
Mon Jun 25 09:44:19 MDT 2007
As far as I know, it won't. As it does not have the intelligence to know
which jobs to kill. And also all scheduling policy changes only affect
>>> <Andrew.Mather at dpi.vic.gov.au> 06/25/07 3:08 AM >>>
I have a need to change (reduce) the maximum number of jobs permitted
In the past, I've done this by modifying the MAXJOBS setting in Maui and
it's worked fine, but the queues have always been empty (or nearly so)
when I've done it.
My current dilema is that one of the users currently has (many) more
running than the number I want to set the value to.
Could anyone please let me know if changing this setting will kill
jobs, or if it just means no more will start for that user until the
number of running jobs is back below the new quota ?
Google doesn't bring up anything useful about doing this in my situation
and I don't want to just "suck it and see" because some of these jobs
2 weeks into a 3 or 4 week run and I would *NOT* be popular if they died
now ! ;-)
We're running maui-3.2.6p14-snap.1125509278, in case things have changed
with maui.cfg since then.
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