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Re: [HTCondor-users] Job Suspended - Stuck

I get:
condor_vacate_job 1321.3
Job 1321.3 not running to be vacated
So it didn't seem to work.

Thanks, this is a desktop machine and it must allow 1 slot for desktop user.

I was wondering why the job didn't get resumed after the user left the machine, and the slot should have freed up.


WANT_VACATE  = ($(ActivationTimer) > 10 * $(MINUTE))

SUSPEND = ifThenElse($(DESKTOP),(($(KeyboardBusy) || $(ConsoleBusy)) && ((SlotID <= $(SLOTS_CONNECTED_TO_CONSOLE)) || (SlotID <= $(SLOTS_CONNECTED_TO_CONSOLE))) || ((CpuBusyTime > 2 * $(MINUTE)) && $(ActivationTimer) > 90)),FALSE)

CONTINUE = ($(CPUIdle) && ($(ActivityTimer) > 10) && (KeyboardIdle > $(ContinueIdleTime)))

PREEMPT = ifThenElse($(DESKTOP),((Activity == "Suspended" && ($(ActivityTimer) > $(MaxSuspendTime))) || $(SUSPEND)),FALSE)

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Todd Tannenbaum <tannenba@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 1/16/2014 12:02 PM, Andrey Kuznetsov wrote:

Here's the log file from a job that appears to be suspended, and I cannot
resume it.
Short of removing the job and resubmitting it, is there another way to
force it to restart or continue?

The story here is your job landed on a machine that is configured to suspend jobs running on that machine when some condition becomes true (e.g. activity on the keyboard or increased non-condor load average) and then unsuspend or restart the job after X amount of time. This sort of policy is common when running jobs on non-dedicated desktop machines.

As a user submitting jobs, if you never want your jobs to suspend, you're only recourse is to add a requirement to your submit file to avoid machines with such a policy (if there are any such machines in your pool).

If you are also the administrator of the machines in your pool, you could put
into your condor_config file...


001 (1321.003.000) 01/15 15:57:23 Job executing on host: <128.114.*.*:9944>
006 (1321.003.000) 01/15 15:57:32 Image size of job updated: 24704
     2  -  MemoryUsage of job (MB)
     1572  -  ResidentSetSize of job (KB)
010 (1321.003.000) 01/15 15:58:56 Job was suspended.
     Number of processes actually suspended: 2
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