[torqueusers] Re: [Mauiusers] scheduling = false + maui

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Wed Oct 25 20:57:35 MDT 2006


On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 11:12:38AM -1000, Donald Tripp alleged:
> I guess the other option would be to set all the nodes as "down".

If you mark them "down", they will just be back up again with a minute
or two.

You'd want to mark them "offline" with 'pbsnodes -o'.

 
> 
> - Donald Tripp
>  dtripp at hawaii.edu
> ----------------------------------------------
> HPC Systems Administrator
> High Performance Computing Center
> University of Hawai'i at Hilo
> 200 W. Kawili Street
> Hilo,   Hawaii   96720
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> 
> 
> On Oct 25, 2006, at 10:52 AM, Sam Rash wrote:
> 
> >Thx, this is the preferred behavior.  "put the cluster on hold"  
> >such that no
> >further execution will take place beyond that at the moment (and  
> >the RM can
> >still send the scheduler information w/o errors)
> >
> >And mschedctl is moab's schedctl I presume.
> >
> >
> >Sam Rash
> >srash at yahoo-inc.com
> >408-349-7312
> >vertigosr37
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: wightman [mailto:wightman at clusterresources.com]
> >Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2006 1:40 PM
> >To: Justin Bronder
> >Cc: Sam Rash; torqueusers at supercluster.org; mauiusers at supercluster.org
> >Subject: Re: [torqueusers] Re: [Mauiusers] scheduling = false + maui
> >
> >Pausing the scheduler (Moab) is actually different from stopping the
> >scheduler.  A paused scheduler will continue to read in resource  
> >manager
> >information but will not schedule any jobs.  Stopping the scheduler
> >results in Moab not reading in any new resource manager  
> >information, it
> >only responds to client commands.
> >
> >I've only done the "scheduling=false" once per installtion to make  
> >sure
> >pbs_sched never does a thing.  From then on, if I want to stop
> >scheduling I just issue "mschedctl -s" or mschedctl -p".
> >
> >- Douglas
> >
> >
> >
> >On Wed, 2006-10-25 at 16:11 -0400, Justin Bronder wrote:
> >>We use Moab here and just pausing Moab has the effect of keeping all
> >>new
> >>jobs from running while allowing people to still add to the  
> >>queue.  It
> >>appears
> >>from the documentation that schedctl -s has the same effect as the
> >>mschedctl -p that I use.  However, this doesn't spam any of my Torque
> >>logs.
> >>
> >>-Justin.
> >>
> >>On 10/25/06, Garrick Staples <garrick at clusterresources.com> wrote:
> >>        On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 12:51:31PM -0700, Sam Rash alleged:
> >>>What is the preferred method of putting a cluster on 'hold'
> >>        with torque +
> >>>maui?
> >>
> >>        I just kill maui.
> >>
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