[torqueusers] How to stop the submission for new jobs (for maintenance)

giggzounet giggzounet at gmail.com
Fri Oct 1 07:01:32 MDT 2010


ok. I have tested with a reservation. it works like a charm!


Le 01/10/2010 14:47, Lawrence Lowe a écrit :
> Someone will probably correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the "set
> server scheduling" just determines whether the pbs_server kicks the
> scheduler immediately a job comes in. But the scheduler has its own
> polling cycle and will pick up new jobs anyway.
> 
> So I guess it's "service maui stop", or put in a reservation. A
> reservation is better because then short jobs will continue to get
> scheduled provided their walltime indicates they will finish before the
> maintenance period. Anyway, that's what we do!
> 
> Lawrence
> 
> Tel: 0121 414 4621    Fax: 0121 414 6709    Email: L.S.Lowe at bham.ac.uk
> 
> On Fri, 1 Oct 2010, giggzounet wrote:
> 
>> Le 01/10/2010 14:28, Grid-Admins a écrit :
>>>> you mean disable maui ? or enter qmgr -c "set server scheduling =
>>>> False" ?
>>> I guess it's the same. On our head node I ran:
>>>
>>>   /etc/init.d/torque-scheduler stop
>>>
>>> The job submissions are managed by the pbs server. As long as no
>>> scheduler sends any requests the jobs will stay in the queue(s).
>>> So either you tell your server to ignore scheduling requests or you stop
>>> sending scheduling requests at all.
>>>
>>
>>
>> maui running and qmgr -c "set server scheduling = False" doesn't work. a
>> new job starts.
>>
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