[torquedev] [torqueusers] Change in interactive job behavior from previous torque versions.

David Beer dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
Fri Mar 12 15:45:02 MST 2010

I talked to the developers who worked on this, and they assumed that submitting qsub -I pbsi.sh would just ignore pbsi.sh, so they thought this wouldn't changed the behavior. I will try to resolve this.


----- "Glen Beane" <glen.beane at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Brock Palen < brockp at umich.edu >
> wrote:
> Torque used to allow mixing PBS file directvies with interactive flag
> that is I could have a file with:
> #PBS -S /bin/sh
> #PBS -N xflow_kfid
> #PBS -l nodes=1:ppn=8,walltime=24:00:00
> #PBS -q cac
> #PBS -V
> And run
> qsub -I pbsfile
> And it would be the same as if I typed them out, now on 2.4.3, you
> get this:
> [brockp at nyx-login-intel2 ~]$ qsub -I pbsi.sh
> qsub: waiting for job 3197039.nyx.engin.umich.edu to start
> qsub: job 3197039.nyx.engin.umich.edu ready
> -bash: pbsi.sh: command not found
> qsub: job 3197039.nyx.engin.umich.edu completed
> Not mixing a file for directives works just fine, it is only when you
> have a PBS file with interactive that it does this.
> Is this expected for now, or is the old behavior still to be in place?
> Thanks
> could someone from Adaptive comment on this? I think the old behavior
> should be the default and I think this behavior should be controlled
> by a new qsub option.
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David Beer | Senior Software Engineer
Adaptive Computing

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