[slurm-users] jobs stuck in ReqNodeNotAvail,

Christian Anthon anthon at rth.dk
Thu Nov 30 03:40:53 MST 2017


how is slurm handling the following situation:

The queue has a ton of of single-core jobs and somebody submits a high 
priority multi-core job, will the mulit-core job not run before all 
single-core jobs are done or will slurm free up a node?

Cheers, Christian.

On 30-11-2017 07:57, Chris Samuel wrote:
> On Thursday, 30 November 2017 2:21:36 AM AEDT Christian Anthon wrote:
>> The nodes are fully allocated in terms of memory, but not all cpu
>> resources are consumed
> I suspect that's your problem, the job wants 16 cores on a single node and
> 32GB of RAM free.   If you've got no RAM free it's not going to be able to
> run.

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