[Mauiusers] negative run times on maui

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 10:38:00 MST 2008

On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 10:41 AM, Bogdan Costescu <
Bogdan.Costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de> wrote:

> Most likely these are jobs that should have finished but didn't; there are
> several situations in which they can appear, the 2 most common in my setup
> are:
> - one or more of the nodes from that job has died and the queueing system
> cannot terminate the job
> - a job not started via the TM interface (f.e. one using rsh to connect to
> remote nodes) for which the queueing system is not able to clean up

Thanks Bogdan! I think the first diagnosis is for me. I think we did have a
couple of dead nodes recently. I can test the hypothesis when I get a
negative time job on my queue again. Shouldn't be too long!

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