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

David Golden dgolden at cp.dias.ie
Sat Jan 7 10:19:35 MST 2006

On 2006-01-07 10:43:22 -0500, 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 use the maui scheduler - rather than using the "offline" flag, 
I set a reservation on the node,  have ended up using 
reservations for most "lazy" admin tasks.

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