[slurm-users] Issue with x11

Mahmood Naderan mahmood.nt at gmail.com
Thu May 16 15:53:18 UTC 2019

Can I ask what is the expected release date for 19? It seems that rc1 has
been released in theMay?


On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 4:48 PM Marcus Wagner <wagner at itc.rwth-aachen.de>

> Hi Alan,
> we are also seeing this, but that has nothing to do with X11 support,
> since we compile atm. SLURM without X11 support.
> We also see sometimes jobs running on, even if e.g. mpi rank one got
> killed by oom, rank zero is stuck in mpi_finalize.
> SLURM seems to not detect everytimes, if oom killer was active, thus not
> terminating the rest of the mpi-processes.
> Best Marcus
> On 5/16/19 9:04 AM, Alan Orth wrote:
> Yes I'm also looking forward to SLURM 19.05. We have had lots of issues
> with X11 since we upgraded to 18.08 and started using its built-in X11
> support. Part of this was resolved by setting
> "X11Parameters=local_xauthority" in slurm.conf to reduce locking contention
> on the Xauthority file, but now we get a handful of nodes drained every day
> with reason "Kill task failed". In ten years of using SLURM I've never had
> so many problems as I'm having now. :\
> Regards,
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