[slurm-users] [Long] Why are tasks started on a 30 second clock?

Benjamin Redling benjamin.rampe at uni-jena.de
Fri Jul 26 05:18:12 UTC 2019

On 25.07.19 20:11, Kirill Katsnelson wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 8:16 AM Mark Hahn <hahn at mcmaster.ca 
> <mailto:hahn at mcmaster.ca>> wrote:
>     how about a timeout from elsewhere?  for instance, when I see a 30s
>     delay,
>     I normally at least check DNS, which can introduce such quantized
>     delays.
> Thanks, it's a good guess, but is very unlikely the case.

If the 30s delay is only for jobs after the first full queue than it is 
backfill in action?

The number of seconds between backfill iterations
Default: 30


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