[gridengine users] grid jobs not visible with qstat output

Tina Friedrich Tina.Friedrich at diamond.ac.uk
Wed May 6 16:14:46 UTC 2015

Forgive me asking the silly questions first, but it's not something like 
they belong to an MPI job? In which case qstat shows the master; qstat 
-f shows the tasks.

(Or even as simple as qstat defaults to showing you your job, unless you 
do qstat -u *)?


On 06/05/15 15:05, sudha.penmetsa at wipro.com wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed that I've had two grid jobs running over a week on a machine
> of which I haven't been aware of. Both of the jobs have been launched
> with qrsh but they are not visible with qstat thus for a reason or
> another they are no longer included in grid book-keeping. This issue
> will cause that grid resources are wasted for ghost jobs as for example
> both of my jobs seem to consume 100% CPU on the host.
> Can anyone please explain on this.
> Regards,
> Sudha
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