[torqueusers] Re: getting torque/ pbs to reboot a node periodically

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Dec 10 22:23:58 MST 2008


----- "Rahul Nabar" <rpnabar at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Garrick! How about rebooting at least those
> nodes that find themselves without a job.

We have a special "system" user that is configured to
let it reboot nodes via sudo.  We submit jobs as that
user requesting the node(s) by name and all CPUs on it.

Very handy for rolling kernel upgrades.

cheers,
Chris
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