[Mauiusers] Re: have enough nodes,but job is not running

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Apr 16 06:38:00 MDT 2008

----- zhyang at lzu.edu.cn wrote:

> checknode -v
> ALERT:  jobs active on node but state is Idle
> ALERT:  node is in state Idle but load is high (4.000)

That's your reason, something else is keeping the node busy!

> running top ,I found a user process running ,but the user job is
> finished in queue.

Yup, but Maui is seeing that the node is still flat out
doing other things and so (intelligently) not letting compute
jobs onto it as that's the last thing that you'd want!

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
 P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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