[slurm-users] jobacct_gather/linux vs jobacct_gather/cgroup

Marcus Wagner wagner at itc.rwth-aachen.de
Fri Oct 25 13:12:12 UTC 2019

Aren't we here talking about the job accounting gather plugin?

I would say, you have to use cgroups, together with 
ProctrackType=proctrack/cgroup and TaskPlugin=task/cgroup if you want ot 
use the jobacct_gather/cgroup plugin, because elsewise SLURMdoes not 
pack the jobs into cgroups.


On 10/25/19 1:48 AM, Brian Andrus wrote:
> IIRC, the big difference is if you want to use cgroups on the nodes. 
> You must use the cgroup plugin.
> Brian Andrus
> On 10/24/2019 3:54 PM, Christopher Benjamin Coffey wrote:
>> Hi Juergen,
>>  From what I see so far, there is nothing missing from the 
>> jobacct_gather/linux plugin vs the cgroup version. In fact, the 
>> extern step now has data where as it is empty when using the cgroup 
>> version.
>> Anyone know the differences?
>> Best,
>> Chris

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