[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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