[slurm-users] Large job starvation on cloud cluster

Chris Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Thu Feb 28 06:19:59 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 27 February 2019 1:08:56 PM PST Michael Gutteridge wrote:

> Yes, we do have time limits set on partitions- 7 days maximum, 3 days
> default.  In this case, the larger job is requesting 3 days of walltime,
> the smaller jobs are requesting 7.

It sounds like no forward reservation is being created for the larger job, 
what do these say?

sprio -l

squeue --start

scontrol show job ${LARGE_JOBID}

All the best,
  Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Berkeley, CA, USA

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