[Mauiusers] Problem with Account Management and Maui 3.3.1
brianm at usc.edu
Tue Sep 20 23:03:34 MDT 2011
I have recently upgraded torque and maui on my cluster and have run into a weird issue that I am having a hard time understanding why I can't find any documentation on the subject.
Maui: 3.3.1 (upgraded from 3.2.6)
RM: Torque 2.4.16 (upgraded from 2.1.12)
AM: Qbank: 2.11 (not upgraded)
Previously, I had torque queues for users that are not charged time for running their jobs, as an example, lets say people that belong to the unix group 'lc_cmb' submit jobs to the 'cmb' queue using 'qsub -q cmb script.pbs'. The maui.cfg entry for cmb was:
CLASSCFG[cmb] NOAM=TRUE JOBFLAGS=SHAREDIFSINGLENODE MAXJOB[USER]=300,420
and that basically turned off any charges for the cmb group.
I know that qbank is working fine, and maui <-> interaction is fine because regular users that do get charged time work fine.
Is there a different way of turning off account management charges for queues in maui/torque/qbank?
The error in the maui.log file is pretty simple:
09/20 21:49:48 INFO: transaction sent to AM
09/20 21:49:48 ALERT: cannot create AM reservation for job '1324' (request refused)
09/20 21:49:48 ERROR: cannot start job '1324' in partition DEFAULT
Awaiting 00000237 bytes -- Tue Sep 20 21:28:22 PDT 2011
REQUEST=COMMAND=make_reservation AUTH=maui MACHINE=hpc ACCOUNT=lc_cmb USER=sungjech WCLIMIT=86400 PROCCOUNT=16 QOS=DEFAULT CLASS=cmb_exe NODETYPE=DEFAULT TYPE=maui JOBID=1324 JOBTYPE=job NODES=1
REPLY=00000072 STATUSCODE=0 RESULT=sungjech does not have sufficient funds for job 1324
I find this weird:
[root at hpc-pbs maui]$ showconfig | grep '\[cmb\]'
[root at hpc-pbs maui]$ diagnose -v -c cmb
Name Priority Flags QDef QOSList* PartitionList Target Limits
cmb 0 [NONE] [NONE] [NONE] [NONE] 0.00 [NONE]
So, the maxjob configuration is there, but no JOBFLAGS or NOAM configurations shown.
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