[slurm-users] Question about sacct

Zohar Roe MLM RZohar8 at iai.co.il
Wed May 16 00:52:10 MDT 2018


Trying to understand some problems with "sacct " command.

I sent 10 jobs to slurm and I can see them all running in with squeue command.

Now, when I am running "sacct -j 398000" to check one of the jobs, I see two problems:

1)      Its take the sacct command about 3 minutes to return results. Is that ok? Its seems a lot of time for information on one job.

2)      Under "State" I see "PENDING". Why is that? Shouldn't that be like that state in the squeue (which is Running)? When the job finish I see that it is "COMPLETED" in the sacct.

I think I didn't understand the sacct...


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