[torqueusers] Torque 2.4.9 - Could not create cpuset (Was: Re: Torque 2.4.9 - job reported idle at time)

torqueusers at calcua.ua.ac.be torqueusers at calcua.ua.ac.be
Wed Jul 28 02:23:57 MDT 2010

> On Tue, 27 Jul 2010, Ken Nielson wrote:
> > This might be something to look at. It appears job 19000 is failing 
> > with an exit status of -3. This job is on the machines in the 
> > hostlist. The job is then set to rerun.
> I have set the loglevel of pbs_mom to 7 on the machine the job will run on
> (using the -l option of qsub).  In the logfile, I see "state return
> code=-3" coming up at 09:33:50, immediately being followed by a "job not
> started" message.
> Looking at syslog, I now find the following problem:
>   Jul 28 10:06:32 cn090 pbs_mom: LOG_ERROR::TMomFinalizeChild, Could not
>   create cpuset for job 19007.ourmachine.com.
> Indeed, I used the --enable-cpuset option when configuring Torque.  So the
> question now is why cpuset is not working.  Any ideas?

Having reread section 3.5 from the manual, I saw that /dev/cpuset had the 
wrong mount options and that /dev/cpuset/torque was missing.  Now jobs are 
starting again!

Thank you very much for your help, and my apologies for the hassle.

-- Regards,


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