[torquedev] Should a communication error between pbs_mom's kill a job ?

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Tue May 5 18:38:33 MDT 2009

----- "Michael Barnes" <barnes at jlab.org> wrote:

> I've always modified the code so that a mom could not kill a job
> whenever I install PBS/TORQUE. I cannot think of a reason why one mom
> should terminate a job unless the job has actually gone over resource
> limits as the function name implies.

Thanks - nice to know I'm not the only one who feels that way!

Does anyone else have any thoughts on this ?

Any objections to me submitting a patch to revert
this behaviour ?

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
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