[slurm-users] Limit size submission script

Loris Bennett loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de
Thu Nov 9 07:22:48 MST 2017


I'd be interested to know in what circumstances a multiple-MB-sized
batch script would be sensible and/or necessary.



"Brian W. Johanson" <bjohanso at psc.edu> writes:

> man slurm.conf
>        SchedulerParameters
>               The interpretation of this parameter varies by SchedulerType. 
> Multiple options may be comma separated.
>               max_script_size=#
>                      Specify the maximum size of a batch script, in bytes.  The
> default value is 4 megabytes.  Larger values may adversely impact system
> performance.
> On 11/09/2017 03:56 AM, sysadmin.caos wrote:
>> Hello,
>> A researcher that is using a SLURM cluster (version 17.02.7) has created a
>> submit script whose size is 8 MB (yeah!!!!!!). I have read SLURM has a limit
>> size in 4MB... This limit, can be changed?
>> Thanks.

Dr. Loris Bennett (Mr.)
ZEDAT, Freie Universität Berlin         Email loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de

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