[Mauiusers] Stop/start service when jobs are finished?

Tom Rudwick tomr at intrinsity.com
Tue May 20 15:49:17 MDT 2008

One way is to use prolog/epilogue scripts to start and stop your


Nicholas Geraedts wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I was wondering if it might be possible to setup a system that would 
> start/stop a service on the compute nodes based on whether they had a 
> job that was submitted to them. I'm not sure if this is best setup on 
> the compute nodes, or rather that this should be controlled by the 
> headnode. The service would likely start a process that takes up the 
> system resources, however, so I'm not sure how this would work in 
> conjunction with the load-monitoring of Maui/Torque.
> Any thoughts/advice would be much appreciated!
> Cheers,
> -Nick
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