[gridengine users] [OGS/GE 2011.11] does sge_qmaster restart kill running/suspended jobs ?

Fritz Ferstl fferstl at univa.com
Fri Jul 5 09:18:01 UTC 2013

Hi Edrisse,

you can safely restart the qmaster without any problem. You also do not 
need to suspend the jobs. You even could restart the execd on the 
corresponding host without impact on the job.



Edrisse Chermak schrieb:
> Dear Grid Engine developers and users,
> I reconfigured some queues and thus need to restart the queue master.
> The issue is that I have important jobs running at the moment. So, I
> cannot make the test without risks. So I have 2 questions :
> 1) Does restarting the sge_qmaster kills the running jobs ?
> 2) If I suspend the running jobs and restart the sge_qmaster, will they
> restart properly ?
> Notes: - I'm using OGS/GE version 2011.11.
>        - I guess it should not kill the jobs according to :
> http://arc.liv.ac.uk/pipermail/gridengine-users/2008-March/018112.html
> <cid:part1.03080104.02090102 at kaust.edu.sa> , but it may be outdated
> since I use a newer version of GE.
> Thanks in advance,
> Best Regards,
> Edrisse
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