[torqueusers] Job stuck at E state forever

Abhishek Gupta abhig at Princeton.EDU
Tue Mar 31 08:24:37 MDT 2009

Hi Glen,
Thanks for replying. The solution seems to be working. There were many 
jobs stuck with E state and after making the config file with $usecp 
statement, all jobs with E state disappeared.

Glen Beane wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 2:08 AM, Abhishek Gupta <abhig at princeton.edu> wrote:
>> Hi Halvor,
>> Some time ago I had the same problem and some people come up with the
>> problem saying that its because of rcp implementation in PBS which can be
>> changed, but I don't know how to change it tp cp or scp which can probably
>> solve the issue. If you have any idea about it, please let me know.
> if you have network mounted home directories, you can specify cp for
> returning the stdout/stderr files by using the mom config parameter
> $usecp
> on a lot of clusters you can get away with something like this: $usecp
> *:/home /home, which means any time torque needs to copy the
> stdout/stderr files to a home directory on the jobs submit host it
> will do a local copy to home instead
> If you need to use ssh, checkout this documentation:
> http://www.clusterresources.com/wiki/doku.php?id=torque:6.1_scp_rcp_setup
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