[GE users] Hold vs Suspend

Hai Nguyen hnguyen at dnahelix.com
Wed Mar 29 20:00:35 BST 2006


Thanks Daniel,

Qmon lets you do a hold from the Running Tab - do you know if the affect 
is any different there?

If I suspend a running task. Does it free up the queue slot that the job 
is taking up
for another job? Or does it just occupy it until I resume it and let it 
finish?

- Hai


Daniel Templeton wrote:

>Hai,
>
>"Hold" prevents a job from being scheduled, but doesn't affect a running
>job.  "Suspend" stops a running job, just like pressing CTRL-Z from a
>terminal.
>
>Daniel
>
>Hai Nguyen wrote On 03/29/06 20:44,:
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>>Hi guys,
>>
>>Thanks for all the replies thus far, you guys have been super helpful..
>>
>>I have another noobie question, I can't seem to locate the answer in the 
>>documentation.
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>>What is the difference between hold and suspend?
>>How do they affect resources, queues, and if other jobs can be ran on that
>>node or not?
>>
>>Thanks,
>>Hai
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