[slurm-users] Automatically stop low priority jobs when submitting high priority jobs

Durai Arasan arasan.durai at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 07:50:53 UTC 2020


Please see job preemption:

Durai Arasan
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On Tue, Jul 7, 2020 at 6:45 PM zaxs84 <sciuscianebbia at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all.
> Is there a scheduler option that allows low priority jobs to be
> immediately paused (or even stopped) when jobs with higher priority are
> submitted?
> Related to this question, I am also a bit confused about how "scontrol
> suspend" works; my understanding is that a job that gets suspended receives
> a SIGSTOP signal, and a SIGCONT signal when resumed. If that's the case, is
> the user's process that needs to implement the code needed to catch those
> signals and free the resources, like memory and cpu?
> Thanks a lot.
> M.
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