[torqueusers] Torque/maui node failure policy

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Mon Jun 18 18:30:35 MDT 2007

On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 05:28:27PM -0700, Peter Wyckoff alleged:
> Hi,
> I want to configure torque in such a way that if any node other than the
> node running pbsdsh (the head node?) fails, do __NOTHING__  - don't cancel
> the job or re-run it or anything.
> My code handles all failures other than the 1st node failing.
> Is there a way to configure torque to do nothing other than the head node?
> Or do nothing no matter what ? (since head node failures should be rare as
> opposed to other nodes).

TORQUE doesn't cancel jobs when sister nodes go down.  You might be
seeing Maui do that, it has a 5 minute job delete hardwired in there.

Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California

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