[slurm-users] Slurm not starting

Gennaro Oliva oliva.g at na.icar.cnr.it
Tue Jan 16 11:34:53 MST 2018

Ciao Elisabetta,

On Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 04:32:47PM +0100, Elisabetta Falivene wrote:
> being again able to launch slurmctld on the master and slurmd on the nodes.


> *NodeName=node[01-08] CPUs=16 RealMemory=16000 State=UNKNOWN*
> to
> *NodeName=node[01-08] CPUs=16 RealMemory=15999 State=UNKNOWN*
> Now, slurm works and the nodes are running. There is only one minor problem
> *error: Node node04 has low real_memory size (7984 < 15999)*
> *error: Node node02 has low real_memory size (3944 < 15999)*
> Two nodes are still put to drain state. The nodes suffered a physical
> damage to some rams and I had to physically remove them, so slurm think it
> is not a good idea to use them.
> It is possibile to make slurm use the node anyway?

I think you can specify their properties on separate lines:

NodeName=node[01,03,05-08] CPUs=16 RealMemory=15999 State=UNKNOWN*
NodeName=node02 CPUs=16 RealMemory=3944 State=UNKNOWN*
NodeName=node04 CPUs=16 RealMemory=7984 State=UNKNOWN*

Best regards
Gennaro Oliva

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