[slurm-users] "allocated+" status

Andy Riebs andy.riebs at hpe.com
Mon Apr 16 14:48:41 MDT 2018

Thanks Kilian!

On 04/16/2018 02:15 PM, Kilian Cavalotti wrote:
> 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).
> Cheers,

Andy Riebs
andy.riebs at hpe.com
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
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