[slurm-users] Jobs in pending state

Paul Edmon pedmon at cfa.harvard.edu
Sun Apr 29 13:03:01 MDT 2018

It sounds like your second partition is getting primarily scheduled by 
the backfill scheduler.  I would try the partition_job_depth option as 
otherwise the main loop only looks at priority order and not by partition.

-Paul Edmon-

On 4/29/2018 5:32 AM, Zohar Roe MLM wrote:
> Hello.
> I am having 2 cluster in my slurm.conf:
> server1
> server2
> server3
> pc1
> pc2
> pc3
> When I'm sending 10,000 jobs to CLUS_WORK1 they are good and start running while a few are in pending state (which is ok).
> But if I send new jobs to CLUS_WORK2 which is idle, I see that the jobs are also in pending state and its take them about 20 minute to start running.
> I didn't find any settings/configuration that can cause that.
> Is there some log I can check why they are pending?
> Thanks.
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