[torqueusers] Interactive job

David Beer dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
Wed Mar 26 14:01:03 MDT 2014


You could look at the output of qmgr -c 'print server'. Particularly you
can check if interactive jobs all go to a certain queue or require a
particular resource.

You should be able to check pbs_server's logs to definitively determine why
your job was cancelled.


On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 1:11 PM, Tus <tus at riseup.net> wrote:

> There are plenty of idle nodes but for some reason interactive jobs seem
> to land on only a select few. If I submit a batch job it runs right away.
> Where can I check if I have any restrictions for interactive?
>
> > By default Moab deletes interactive jobs that it judges can't run
> > immediately, so if you submit an interactive job to a busy cluster Moab
> > may
> > delete it. Could this be what is happening?
> >
> > Interactive resources are the same as non-interactive resources by
> > default,
> > but there are things you can do to restrict interactive jobs to certain
> > queues and or certain nodes.
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 12:43 PM, Tus <tus at riseup.net> wrote:
> >
> >> Hello all,
> >>
> >> When I try to run an interactive job it just hangs and then deletes.
> >>
> >> $ qsub -N INTERACTIVE -l walltime=1:00 -W interactive=true
> >> qsub: waiting for job 451604 to start
> >> qsub: job 451604 apparently deleted
> >> You have new mail in /var/spool/mail/xxxx
> >>
> >> It looks like the node it tries to allocate has some problems. I'm
> >> working
> >> on fixing the issue on this node but wanted to find out why all
> >> interactive jobs go to this node?
> >>
> >> We use torque 2.4.6 with moab and only have one queue with 50+ nodes.
> >> How
> >> are interactive resources determined for qsub?
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >>
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> >
> >
> >
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> > Adaptive Computing
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>
>


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