[slurm-users] [EXT] --mem is not limiting the job's memory

Ozeryan, Vladimir Vladimir.Ozeryan at jhuapl.edu
Thu Jun 22 20:00:51 UTC 2023

--mem=5G. Should allocate 5G of memory per node.
Are your cgroups configured?

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Running slurm 22.03.02 on Ubunutu 22.04 server.
Jobs submitted with --mem=5g are able to allocate an unlimited amount of memory.

how to limit on the job submission level how much memory it can grab?

thanks, and best regards!

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