[torqueusers] Slow response of torque when jobs are running

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Mon Dec 7 16:56:46 MST 2009

----- "Luc Vereecken" <Luc.Vereecken at chem.kuleuven.be> wrote:

> I have upgraded my queuing system to torque-2.4.3-snap.200912031436, 
> and as far as I can tell, everything is working correctly. However, 
> when there are jobs running, response from torque commands, such as 
> pbsnodes, qstat, qdel, etc becomes very slow at times, sometimes 
> taking 30 seconds up to 5 minutes to do anything, both on the head 
> node and the compute nodes.

Any chance of an strace -T of qstat when it is in
this situation please ?

The -T option is important, that says how long it
was spending in each system call.

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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