[torqueusers] Changing queue type crashes pbs_server.

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Wed Apr 28 16:41:39 MDT 2010


On 04/28/2010 03:33 PM, Roy Dragseth wrote:
> This is probably a no-no but I was just toying around with a test cluster
> anyway.
>
> I changed a queue type from Execution to Route while it was executing jobs.
> qmgr gave the following warning, but did seem to abide to my mad desires
>
> qmgr -c "set queue default queue_type = R"
> qmgr obj=default svr=default: Warning: type of queue default incompatible with
> attribute resources_assigned
>
> the system continued to work for a while but when it tried to start a new job
> pbs_server crashed and will not start again.  It gives the following message
> on startup before exiting
>
>   pbs_server: svr_func.c:228: set_resc_assigned: Assertion `pjob->ji_qhdr-
>    
>> qu_qs.qu_type == 1' failed.
>>      
>
> rolling back to my default setup is a no-brainer, but I thought I'd report
> this anyway.
>
> This is on Rocks 5.3 (aka CentOS 5.4) with torque 2.4.6.
>
> Regards,
> r.
>
>
>
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I suppose in the name of robustness this should probably be looked at. 
But changing a queue from executable to routing while running jobs is 
definitely not something anyone would recommend.

Ken


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