[torqueusers] qhold not functional

Walid walid.shaari at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 11:01:07 MDT 2008


I used to use different versions of OpenPBS, and Torque upto 2.1.8, since
then i have not experminted with new releases. the job is a simple sleep
command to check the functionality of qhold, it use to work like this
qhold job
qrerun job
and the hold is set with no errors/nor complainst?



2008/6/12 Glen Beane <glen.beane at gmail.com>:

> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 12:49 PM, Al Taufer <ataufer at clusterresources.com>
> wrote:
>> It seems that the code is returning an error message when it should not be
>> returning one.
>> The documentation says  that for a running job if checkpoint / restart is
>> not supported, qhold will only set the requested hold attribute. This will
>> have no effect unless the job is rerun with the qrerun command.
> I know this is the case in the 2.4 snapshots.  The hold does get set, and
> there is no error message displayed by qhold.  Pre 2.4  torque versions
> complain that the job can't be checkpointed and don't set the hold.  Which
> version of the documentation says the hold will be set even if the job can't
> be checkpointed?
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