[slurm-users] Using "Environment Modules" in a SLURM script

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Fri Jan 22 16:33:33 UTC 2021

On our slurm clusters the module system (Lmod) works without extra init
in job scripts due to the environment-forwarding in slurm. "module" in
the submitting context (in bash) on the login node is an "exported"
function and as such makes it across.


On Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:41:06 +0000
Gestió Servidors <sysadmin.caos at uab.cat> wrote:

> Hello,
> I use "Environment Modules" (http://modules.sourceforge.net/) in my
> SLURM cluster. In my scripts I do need to add an explicit
> "source /soft/modules-3.2.10/Modules/3.2.10/init/bash". However, in
> several examples I have read about SLURM scripts, nobody comments
> that. So, have I forgotten a parameter in SLURM to "capture"
> environment variables into the script or is it a problem due to my
> distribution (CentOS-7)???
> Thanks.

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