[slurm-users] Is it safe to convert cons_res to cons_tres on a running system?
Nathan R Crawford
nrcrawfo at uci.edu
Sun Mar 29 22:48:42 UTC 2020
Sounds pretty safe, but with the current COVID-19 difficulties, including
Spring quarter classes being taught remotely (starts tomorrow, fun times
ahead), I'm a bit reluctant to poke a running system. This will get put on
the giant list of things waiting for a scheduled downtime once campus
On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 8:26 AM Steven Dick <kg4ydw at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I changed this on a running system, no jobs were killed, but
> slurm lost track of jobs on nodes and was unable to kill them or tell
> when they were finished until slurmd on each node was restarted. I
> let running jobs complete and monitored them manually, and restarted
> slurmd on each node as they finished.
> In desperation, you can do it, but it might be better to wait until no
> jobs (or few jobs) are running.
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 10:40 AM Pär Lindfors <par.lindfors at uppmax.uu.se>
> > Hi Nate,
> > On Fri, 2020-02-21 at 11:38 -0800, Nathan R Crawford wrote:
> > > If it just requires restarting slurmctld and the slurmd processes
> > > on the nodes, I will be happy! Can you confirm that no running or
> > > pending jobs were lost in the transition?
> > Did you change your SelectType to cons_tres? How did it go?
> > We need to do the same change on one of our clusters. I have done a few
> > tests on a tiny test cluster which so far indicates that changing works
> > even with jobs running, but a configuration change with even a small
> > risk of purging the job list makes me a little nervous.
> > Regards,
> > Pär Lindfors,
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