[torqueusers] qdel problem: process still running after qdel

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sun Nov 30 22:15:14 MST 2008

----- zhoujun at lzu.edu.cn wrote:

> I am using torque-2.1.1, here is my problem: 
> I removed a job from a queue using command 'qdel', but the processes
> of this job is still running on computing nodes. 
> Why?

Generally that's a symptom of using a non-TM aware MPI
job launcher, say for MPICH or one of the commercial MPI's
(like HP or Intel's).

If you use a TM aware one like OpenMPI or Pete Wyckoff's
excellent mpiexec (http://www.osc.edu/~pw/mpiexec/) then
that'll be much less of a problem.

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
 P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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