[GE users] Restart job on suspend

Alexandre Barras Alexandre.Barras at cerfacs.fr
Tue Aug 10 09:15:16 BST 2004


But, when a job is suspended, it didn't use CPU time anymore, but it 
remains in memory, doesn't it ?
Some jobs can use a lot of RAM and if they didn't restore it back during 
their suspension, it can be inconvenient for users.


Reuti wrote:

>>in fact, batch jobs are running during the night and at 8:00 AM queues 
>>are suspended
>>I just want sge to restart the jobs that were still running at this time 
>>to have them to complete next night
>>    
>>
>
>Then you don't have to do anything. When the calendar "unsuspend" the queues in 
>the evening (not bug #1111), the jobs should continue to work. A "restart" in 
>SGE sense is to start from the beginning of the job. When you do this in your 
>setup, you will lose computing time, because the jobs could just continue in 
>the evening, instead of starting from the beginning.
>
>Reuti
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