[torqueusers] taking node offline w/o killing running job

Andrew J Caird acaird at umich.edu
Sat Jan 7 09:42:51 MST 2006

On Sat, 7 Jan 2006, Paul Raines wrote:

> How does one take a node offline w/o killing running jobs.  I
> want to make sure no new jobs get started on the node but
> want to let the running jobs finish.  Doing 'pbsnodes -o' kills
> any jobs on the nodes.  Once no jobs are on it, I want to apply
> some updates needing a reboot and then I will put it back online.

We've used "qmgr -c 's n nodename state=offline'" in the past with 
success.  But you can't set it back to 'busy' once you do.


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