[slurm-users] "allocated+" status

Kilian Cavalotti kilian.cavalotti.work at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 12:15:12 MDT 2018

Hi Andy,

On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 8:43 AM, Andy Riebs <andy.riebs at hpe.com> wrote:
> I hadn't realized that jobs can be scheduled to run on a node that is still
> in "completing" state from an earlier job. We occasionally use epilog
> scripts that can take 30 seconds or longer, and we really don't want the
> next job to start until the epilog scripts have completed.
> Other than coding a little loop to wait until the desired nodes are "idle"
> before scheduling a job, is there an automated way to say "don't start a job
> on a node until it reaches 'idle' status?"

I'd recommend taking a look at the following options in slurm.conf:
* CompleteWait,
* reduce_completing_frag (in SchedulerParams).


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