[slurm-users] Question about determining pre-empted jobs

Chris Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Sun Mar 1 06:41:06 UTC 2020

On 28/2/20 9:53 am, Jeffrey R. Lang wrote:

> We have had a request to generate a report showing the number of jobs by 
> date showing pre-empted jobs.   We used sacct to try to gather the data 
> but we only found a few jobs with the state “PREEMPTED”.

It might be that if jobs are being set to be requeued then you'll need 
to use the --duplicates option to sacct to see previous iterations of 
the job when it was preempted.

Best of luck!
  Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Berkeley, CA, USA

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