[Mauiusers] job throttling policies

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Mon Apr 27 06:14:58 MDT 2009


Stijn De Weirdt wrote:
> hi all,
> 
> i'm testing some job throttling policies and their effect on the
> scheduling.
> 
> showq shows some running jobs, 0 idle jobs but some number of blocked
> jobs. none of the blocked jobs seem to violate any of the MAXI...
> limits. 
> showq|tail -1
> Total Jobs: 284   Active Jobs: 252   Idle Jobs: 0   Blocked Jobs: 32
> 
> how is this possible? 
> 



Stijn,

 Strange, 'showq -b' reports the reason:
{{{
2126055 krishna violates active HARD MAXPS limit of 7200000 for user
krishna  (R: 432000, U: 6912466)
}}}

checkjob 2126055 will report the same reason.

So maybe 'checkjob' will report what the problem is.

Regards



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