[torqueusers] Sharing your Compute Node Health Check scripts

Axel Kohlmeyer akohlmey at cmm.chem.upenn.edu
Mon Aug 23 09:13:13 MDT 2010

hi ole,

attached is a script that we use locally on a few clusters.
it is fairly simple and tests for a working myrinet, infiniband
and "machine check errors". it would be pretty straightforward
to extend it with other checks.


On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Ole Holm Nielsen
<Ole.H.Nielsen at fysik.dtu.dk> wrote:
> Can anyone implementing a node_check_script kindly share their know-how
> with us and/or the list ?
> We would like to implement the Torque Compute Node Health Check script feature in
> http://www.clusterresources.com/torquedocs21/10.2healthcheck.shtml
> How do people check for health problems such as:
> * various ways that disk failures can cripple a file system or a swap partition
> * RAM memory errors
> * out-of-memory conditions
> * disk full conditions
> * other stuff?
> I've asked the list about this before, but received zero responses :-(
> I hope for better luck this time...
> Thanks a lot,
> Ole
> Ole Holm Nielsen
> Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark
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Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer    akohlmey at gmail.com

Institute for Computational Molecular Science
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.
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