[GE users] 'dr' error state not clearing

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Wed Jan 25 21:51:29 GMT 2006

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Hi Ray,

are you using the included PVM scripts from the SGE installation or  
the supplied one from the Howto page:


? -- Reuti

BTW: You can use the -f to force qdel to get rid of jobs in "dr"  
state, but be sure that there is nothing left running on the node.

Am 25.01.2006 um 22:41 schrieb Raymond Chan:

> Hi all,
> I ran a parallel PVM job in SGE6 and did a qdel to abort it like  
> usual.  Sometimes, after executing a qdel, the job doesn?t  
> disappear yet.  It changes into a ?dr? state which indicates it is  
> registered for deletion.  After a little time, the job clears.   
> However, this time, the ?dr? state is sticking, and I don?t know  
> how to get rid of it.  I thought about trying to delete the cluster  
> queue the job was in, but it won?t let me because a job is ?still  
> running.?  I can do qdel on the job as much as I can, but still  
> stuck in ?dr?.  I tried rebooting my head node and all cluster  
> nodes as a last resort, but the queue state stays as it is supposed  
> to, and the ?dr? remains.
> I?m a newbie, and hope it?s something very simple to force a job  
> delete some how.
> Thanks,
> Ray

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