[slurm-users] Limit on number of nodes user able to request

Brian Andrus toomuchit at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 03:01:30 UTC 2021

Do 'sinfo -R' and see if you have any down or drained nodes.

Brian Andrus

On 3/24/2021 6:31 PM, Sajesh Singh wrote:
> Slurm 20.02
> CentOS 8
> I just recently noticed a strange behavior when using the powersave 
> plugin for bursting to AWS. I have a queue configured with 60 nodes, 
> but if I submit a job to use all of the nodes I get the error:
> (Nodes required for job are DOWN, DRAINED or reserved for jobs in 
> higher priority partitions
> If I lower the job to request 50 nodes it gets submitted and runs with 
> no problems. I do not have and associations or QOS limits in place 
> that would limit the user. Any ideas as to what could be causing this 
> limit of 50 nodes to be imposed?
> -Sajesh-
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