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

Gus Correa gus at ldeo.columbia.edu
Thu Aug 12 10:25:44 MDT 2010


Gus Correa wrote:
> Rahul Nabar wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 4:53 PM, Garrick Staples <garrick at usc.edu> wrote:
>>> Nope, it doesn't have a job. What you have are stale processes from an old job.
 >>
>> Thanks! I killed them, Does PBS cleanup processes after a job ends
>> automatically? Or is there a suitable flag? These are non-shared nodes
>> so no risk of stepping on another jobs processes. All 8 cores are
>> always assigned to same user.
>> If not is it a OK fix to put a pkill in the epilogue for all normal
>> usernames. Any caveats? Or better ideas?
>>

Hi Rahul

Check this link:

http://www.sysadmin.hep.ac.uk/wiki/ProcessesOnBatchNodes

Gus


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