[slurm-users] Invalid qos specification

David Rhey drhey at umich.edu
Mon Jul 15 18:55:39 UTC 2019

I ran into this recently. You need to make sure your user account has
access to that QoS through sacctmgr. Right now I'd say if you did sacctmgr
show user <user> withassoc that the QoS you're attempting to use is NOT
listed as part of the association.

On Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 2:53 PM Prentice Bisbal <pbisbal at pppl.gov> wrote:

> Slurm users,
> I have created a partition named general should allow the QOSes
> 'general' and 'debug':
> PartitionName=general Default=YES AllowQOS=general,debug Nodes=.....
> However, when I try to request that QOS, I get an error:
> $ salloc -p general -q debug  -t 00:30:00
> salloc: error: Job submit/allocate failed: Invalid qos specification
> I'm sure I'm overlooking  something obvious. Any idea what that may be?
> I'm using slurm 18.08.8 on the slurm controller, and the clients are
> still at 18.08.7 until tomorrow morning.
> --
> Prentice

David Rhey
Advanced Research Computing - Technology Services
University of Michigan
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