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

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Sat Jan 7 12:12:37 MST 2006


On Sat, Jan 07, 2006 at 10:43:22AM -0500, Paul Raines alleged:
> 
> 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.

Marking nodes offline doesn't kill jobs.  Perhaps something else is
killing the jobs?

I've been marking nodes offline without killing jobs for years.

-- 
Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California
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