[Beowulf] SLURM - Where is this exit status coming from?
Anthony.Altemara at q2labsolutions.com
Thu Aug 13 13:14:35 PDT 2020
Cheers SLURM people,
We're seeing some intermittent job failures in our SLURM cluster, all with the same 137 exit code. I'm having difficulty in determining whether this error code is coming from SLURM (timeout?) or the Linux OS (process killed, maybe memory).
In this example, there's the WEXITSTATUS in the slurmctld.log, error:0 status 35072 in the slurd.log, and ExitCode 9:0 in the accounting log....???
Does anyone have insight into how all these correlate? I've spent a significant amount of time digging through the documentation, and I don't see a clear way on how to interpret all these...
Example: Job: 62791
[root at XXXXXXXXXXXXX] /var/log/slurm# grep -ai jobid=62791 slurmctld.log
[2020-08-13T10:58:28.599] _slurm_rpc_submit_batch_job: JobId=62791 InitPrio=4294845347 usec=679
[2020-08-13T10:58:29.080] sched: Allocate JobId=62791 NodeList= XXXXXXXXXXXXX #CPUs=1 Partition=normal
[2020-08-13T11:17:45.275] _job_complete: JobId=62791 WEXITSTATUS 137
[2020-08-13T11:17:45.294] _job_complete: JobId=62791 done
[root@ XXXXXXXXXXXXX] /var/log/slurm# grep 62791 slurmd.log
[2020-08-13T10:58:29.090] _run_prolog: prolog with lock for job 62791 ran for 0 seconds
[2020-08-13T10:58:29.090] Launching batch job 62791 for UID 847694
[2020-08-13T11:17:45.280] [62791.batch] sending REQUEST_COMPLETE_BATCH_SCRIPT, error:0 status 35072
[2020-08-13T11:17:45.405] [62791.batch] done with job
[root at XXXXXXXXXXXXX] /var/log/slurm# sacct -j 62791
JobID JobName Partition Account AllocCPUS State ExitCode
------------ ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- --------
62791 nf-normal+ normal (null) 0 FAILED 9:0
[root at XXXXXXXXXXXXX] /var/log/slurm# sacct -lc | tail -n 100 | grep 62791
JobID UID JobName Partition NNodes NodeList State Start End Timelimit
62791 847694 nf-normal+ normal 1 XXXXXXXXXXX.+ FAILED 2020-08-13T10:58:29 2020-08-13T11:17:45 UNLIMITED
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