[slurm-users] Priority wait

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Nov 14 10:20:06 MST 2017

On Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:58:00 +0000
Zohar Roe MLM <RZohar8 at iai.co.il> wrote:

> Hello,
> Trying again with the slurm.conf This time.
> I have a cluster name: Autobot
> In this cluster I have servers:
> Optimus[1-10] and
> Megatron[1-10].
> I sent 3000 jobs with feature Optimus and part are running while part
> are pendind. Which is ok. But I have sent 1000 jobs to Megatron and
> they are all in pending stating they wait because of priority. Whay
> os that?

Did you wait a minute? Since slurm default_queue_depth is 100 I'd
expect that your megatron jobs could not directly be started but would
have to wait up to (default) one minute for the full scheduling cycle
to be done on all jobs.

See https://slurm.schedmd.com/sched_config.html

/Peter K

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