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Re: [Condor-users] draining jobs from only one node

On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 03:36:40PM -0600, Gary Stiehr wrote:
> Hello,
> We have a cluster running the following condor version:
> # condor_version
> $CondorVersion: 6.6.6 Jul 26 2004 $
> $CondorPlatform: I386-LINUX_RH72 $
> We are interested in draining the jobs from just one node so that we can 
> perform maintenance on it.  That is, we would like to allow the 
> currently running jobs to finish but to not allow any further jobs to 
> start on this node.  Is there a way to do that in this version of 
> condor? 

Set START=FALSE. No new jobs will be admitted to the execute machine.

> What would happen if the condor_startd process was killed on a 
> particular node?  Would the condor_starter processes on that node 
> continue to run until the associated jobs finished?

No, the starter will notice that the startd is gone and clean up the
job and exit.