[slurm-users] Job completed but child process still running

Youssef Eldakar youssefeldakar at gmail.com
Mon Jan 20 17:36:35 UTC 2020

Thanks for the pointer to proctrack/cgroup!

On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 6:46 PM Juergen Salk <juergen.salk at uni-ulm.de>

> Are you saying that there is absolutely no need to take care
> of potential leftover/stray processes in the epilog script any
> more with proctrack/cgroup enabled?

I tried it, and proctrack/cgroup indeed makes sure no process remains after
the job is terminated without the need for additional handling in the

I am now working on the job script to have it wait for the Java process to

Thanks again for the help.

Youssef Eldakar
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
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