[slurm-users] Need to restart slurmctld for gres jobs to start

tluchko tluchko at protonmail.com
Fri Jun 3 22:07:25 UTC 2022

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On Friday, June 3rd, 2022 at 2:51 AM, Bjørn-Helge Mevik <b.h.mevik at usit.uio.no> wrote:

> tluchko tluchko at protonmail.com writes:
> > Jobs only sit in the queue with RESOURCES as the REASON when we
> > include the flag --gres=bandwidth:ib. If we remove the flag, the jobs
> > run fine. But we need the flag to ensure that we don't get a mix of IB
> > and ethernet nodes because they fail in this case.
> This doesn't answer your real question, but couldn't you just use
> features for ib and ethernet. Jobs wanting nodes with ib would then
> specify --constraint=ib, etc.

Thank you for the suggestion.  I didn't know about Features.  When I was looking for how to do this, I could only find an example using GRES and followed that.

I've made the change and it worked fine in my basic testing.  I'll have to wait and see if it continues to work for real jobs.

Thank you again!


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