[slurm-dev] Re: RebootProgram - who uses it?

2017-08-08 Thread Christopher Samuel
On 07/08/17 14:08, Lachlan Musicman wrote: > In slurm.conf, there is a RebootProgram - does this need to be a direct > link to a bin or can it be a command? We have: RebootProgram = /sbin/reboot Works for us. cheers, Chris -- Christopher SamuelSenior Systems Administrator

[slurm-dev] Re: RebootProgram - who uses it?

2017-08-08 Thread Christopher Samuel
On 07/08/17 17:57, Aaron Knister wrote: > Good grief. "reboot" is a legacy tool?!?! I've about had enough of systemd. FWIW reboot is provided by the init system implementation (for instance on RHEL6 it's from upstart), and /sbin/reboot is only optional in the FHS. Only /sbin/shutdown is

[slurm-dev] Re: RebootProgram - who uses it?

2017-08-08 Thread Lachlan Musicman
Yep, thanks Chris. I went with regular reboot and have now successfully used scontrol reboot ASAP Very handy! L. -- "The antidote to apocalypticism is *apocalyptic civics*. Apocalyptic civics is the insistence that we cannot ignore the truth, nor should we panic about it. It is a shared

[slurm-dev] Account preferation

2017-08-08 Thread Dennis Tants
Hey guys, I was asked to implement a walltime of 24 hours in our cluster (we only have 16 nodes, so no need until now). Furthermore, I need to prefer single accounts based on compute time. The example I was given is further below. Btw., I'm upgrading to SLURM 17.02.4. Example: If the partition

[slurm-dev] Re: Account preferation

2017-08-08 Thread Manuel Rodríguez Pascual
Hi Dennis, If I undersand you correctly, what you need is to use the Multifactor Plugin https://slurm.schedmd.com/priority_multifactor.html In particular, I guess this is relevant for your installation: Note: Computing the fair-share factor requires the installation and operation of the Slurm

[slurm-dev] Re: Account preferation

2017-08-08 Thread Dennis Tants
Hello Manuel, thank you very much for your insight. I have read about FairShare too, but I am not sure if/how I can use it for this specific example. But I will consider it! Or, can anyone confirm FairShare should work in this case? Just for clarification: Can't I use backfill and multifactor

[slurm-dev] Re: Account preferation

2017-08-08 Thread Manuel Rodríguez Pascual
yes, you can use backfill and multifactor together. Sorry if that was not clear on my previous mail. Multifactor is in charge of sorting the job queue, and backifll is in charge of executing them 2017-08-08 16:04 GMT+02:00 Dennis Tants : > > Hello Manuel, > >