[GE users] taking hosts offline

craffi dag at sonsorol.org
Tue Dec 14 16:18:20 GMT 2010

Hi Sebastian,

Read the manpage for 'qmod' , you want the 'qmod -d all.q@<nodename>' -- 
this will (d)isable the node which allows running jobs to finish but 
will prevent new work from landing.

Wildcards work as well:   qmod -d 'all.q@*'


neubauer wrote:
> Hello!
> If i have to maintain a host, i would like to take it temporarily
> offline, but afterwards but it back online to the cluster. I need to do
> this, because i want all running jobs to finish, but no new job should
> start on this host.
> In PBS i could do it with one command: pbsnodes -o hostname1
> And back online: pbsnodes -c hostname1
> Is there something similar in GE?


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