[Mauiusers] Blocked Jobs not Resuming

Chris Hunter chris.hunter at yale.edu
Tue Jul 20 12:34:42 MDT 2010


Check maui DEFERTIME & DEFERCOUNT variables. There is a (long) waiting 
period before blocked jobs are upgraded to idle jobs.

http://www.clustersinc.com/pipermail/mauiusers/2003-October/000898.html
http://www.clustersinc.com/products/maui/docs/a.fparameters.shtml

Chris Hunter
Yale University HPC Group

> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 09:51:59 -0700
> From: Jeff Anderson-Lee <jonah at eecs.berkeley.edu>
> Subject: [Mauiusers] Blocked Jobs not Resuming
> To: mauiusers at supercluster.org
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> I have a user who is complaining that when they submit lots of jobs some 
> of them get put into a "blocked" status from which they never seem to be 
> freed even when resources become available.  Any suggestions on why jobs 
> get blocked and what part of the configurations of Torque/Maui I should 
> be looking at? (I'd attach the config files, but they are "inherited" 
> and rather long.)
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Jeff Anderson-Lee


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