[torqueusers] Removing processes after a job is killed

Martin MOKREJŠ mmokrejs at ribosome.natur.cuni.cz
Wed Jul 2 12:29:01 MDT 2008

  so is that the difference between qsig and qdel? ;-) I had a look the
manpages recently and I wondered what is really the effective difference.
Time to improve the manpages? ;-)

Prakash Velayutham wrote:
> Hi,
> I am sure you must have heard of mpiexec for Torque-based Task 
> Management. mpiexec (available from www.osc.edu/~pw/mpiexec/index.php) 
> basically does the cleanup for you when you do qdel or something like that.
> Prakash
> On Jul 2, 2008, at 1:42 PM, Craig Macdonald wrote:
>> Firstly, limit each node to one job per user. Then you can use a kill 
>> in the epilogue. See below for cutdown example
>> #!/bin/bash
>> jobid=$1
>> userid=$2
>> ps -U $userid -o pid --no-heading | xargs -r kill -KILL
>> C

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