[torqueusers] Processors marked as free while not

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Wed Feb 23 09:51:40 MST 2005

On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 10:03:35AM +0100, tegner alleged:
> We are running maui-3.2.6p9 and torque-1.1.0p4, and at some point in 
> time the system (torque) got confused, and somehow believies that there 
> are more free nodes than what is actually the case.

You mean that the load average on a node is higher than $max_load but
'pbsnodes -a' lists the node state as "free" instead of "busy"?

> Two questions:
> 1. What could be the reason for this?

If it's the problem above, then it's a bug that is fixed in 1.2.0p1.  

> 2. Is it possible to "reset" the system without bringing down the 
> running jobs?

You can use 'qmgr' to set the node state to whatever you feel is appropriate.

Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California
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