[Mauiusers] Backfill and node reservation

Denis denismpa at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 08:15:57 MST 2010


Could you send you maui.cfg?

2010/11/15 Arnau Bria <arnaubria at pic.es>

> On Mon, 15 Nov 2010 09:03:22 -0600
> Charles Johnson wrote:
>
> > On Nov 15, 2010, at 8:47 AM, Arnau Bria wrote:
> Hi Charles,
>
>
> > > At some time we'd like to send a kind of job that reboots the host.
> > > But before rebooting the host we'd like to "drain" the node and
> > > don't lose any job while rebooting.
> >
> >
> > Why not just mark the node off-line, and when the jobs are finished
> > reboot the node?
>
> That's our current procedure.
>
> But, with the reboot scenario I previously described before, we could
> eliminate human intervention on reboot and checking node "drain".
>
> *I did not explain, but nodes went online/offline when rebooting
> automatically by job and local rc.local file.
> So it's interesting for us that a reboot (for kernel update, i.e) could
> be done by sending as many jobs as nodes we have.
>
>
> > ~Charles~
> Many thanks for your replies,
>
> Cheers,
> Arnau
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