[torqueusers] Nodes that pbs reports are busy which are actually running a job

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Wed Aug 11 15:53:20 MDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 04:43:39PM -0500, Rahul Nabar alleged:
> I have a node where pbsnodes reports the following:
> eu044
>      state = busy
>      np = 8
>      properties = INTEL,10GigE
>      ntype = cluster
>      status = opsys=linux,uname=Linux eu044 2.6.18-164.el5 #1 SMP Thu
> Sep 3 03:28:30 EDT 2009
> x86_64,sessions=25252,nsessions=1,nusers=1,idletime=4160964,totmem=24815792kb,availmem=103236kb,physmem=16429872kb,ncpus=8,loadave=9.00,netload=174910266926482,state=busy,jobs=,varattr=,rectime=1281562538
> Since it doesn't show "job-exclusive" I assumed it means it doesn't
> have a user job on it. But if I login to eu044 and do a top I see:

Nope, it doesn't have a job. What you have are stale processes from an old job.

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

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