[torqueusers] Changing properties requires restart?

Lippert, Kenneth B. Kenneth.Lippert at alcoa.com
Wed Jun 10 09:07:48 MDT 2009


Thank you, that did the trick.

However, should I have known that restating Maui was going to kill all
running jobs?


-----Original Message-----
From: torqueusers-bounces at supercluster.org
[mailto:torqueusers-bounces at supercluster.org] On Behalf Of Garrick
Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2009 10:36 AM
To: torqueusers at supercluster.org
Subject: Re: [torqueusers] Changing properties requires restart?

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 10:26:35AM -0400, Lippert, Kenneth B. alleged:
> Hello,
> I have a node which at one time had several properties, call them "A",
> "B", and "C".
> Jobs that I wished to run on this node would be submitted with   "qsub
> -l  nodes=1:A:ppn=4    (for instance).
> I now want to restrict this node for a new class of jobs, so I changed
> its properties list to just "D" in qmgr with 
> Set node node_name properties=D
>   	"Pbsnodes -a " confirms the change and now lists only "D" as a
> property.
> However, jobs which are submitted asking for just property "A" as
> are still being sent to this node.  Do I need to restart Maui or
> pbs_server on the master, or pbs_mom on the node in question?

Just restart maui.

Changes in the torque are always immediate.  Maui caches a lot of
and needs to restarted in some cases to retreive fresh info.

Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California

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