[GE users] qlicserver behavior for suspended jobs
Mark.Olesen at emconTechnologies.com
Mon Nov 9 15:52:23 GMT 2009
> We had a situation where we wanted to suspend an abaqus job to allow a
> job that was in qw to be promoted to run status. We suspended the job
> and verified that the licenses were returned to the license pool. The
> licenses needed by the waiting job then technically available. The
> waiting job was never promoted. Is there a configuration that's meant
> to account for the desired behavior?
There is nothing special in qlicserver that could handle this.
In general, you can't tell if a suspended application returns its
licenses to the pool, or if it holds on to them (as per Ctrl-Z
AFAIK GridEngine doesn't know how to release consumed resources that are
attached to a suspended job.
But I would like someone more qualified, like Reuti, Dan or Chris to
please comment on this.
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