[torqueusers] Exit_status=271

David Beer dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
Fri Nov 4 09:18:23 MDT 2011



----- Original Message -----
> Hi at all,
> 
> We currently use torque 2.4.12 and maui 3.2.6p21 on a cluster.
> 
> A job that was running for several hours has been deleted at the
> request of maui (20 nodes and ppn=4). Here is a part of the torque's
> log :
> 
> 10/25/2011 11:08:46;0008;PBS_Server;Job;269580.;Job deleted at
> request
> of maui@
> 10/25/2011 11:08:46;0008;PBS_Server;Job;269580.;Job sent signal
> SIGTERM on delete
> 10/25/2011 11:08:47;0009;PBS_Server;Job;269580.;job exit status 271
> handled
> 10/25/2011 11:08:48;0010;PBS_Server;Job;269580.;Exit_status=271
> resources_used.cput=371:25:04 resources_used.mem=589796kb
> resources_used.vmem=12901480kb resources_used.walltime=114:25:11
> 
> 
> I'm wondering what could be the cause of this exit status 271.
> The only causes i found were "More RAM than asked for or over
> allocated CPU time are the usual reasons".
> This doesn't seem to be the reason here.
> 
> Any idea?
> 
> Regards,
> Cédric.

This is because the job is being killed by signal 15, its an oddity in linux.

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