Portable Batch System (PBS) is software that performs job scheduling, especially allocation of batch jobs among available resources. Derivatives include TORQUE, OpenPBS, and PBS Pro.

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If a process created by a torque job forks and then exits, does torque kill the child processes? [closed]

I have a program that does some setup work, forks several times, and exits. The child processes do most of the heavy computing. Will torque kill the child processes when it detects the parent process ...
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Changing the queue for an already submitted PBS job

I have a job already submitted to a TORQUE queue. The system I submitted it on has several queues, and I want to change which queue I'm running it in. I found this question, which recommends the use ...
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Why is Torque changing the name of my output files?

I have a line in the script I submit to torque that looks like this: #PBS -o /path/to/output/file/directory/file_name_with_some_underscores.out But when I look ...
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Exit_status=15 , what does it mean? [closed]

I have a job which stops unexpectedly with Exit_status=15. What is the most probable error ?
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Implementing a fair scheduling policy on Maui/Torque

We have Maui and Torque on our lab's UNIX cluster. Right now, all jobs are served by FIFO. We'd like to implement a more fair policy, but I have not successfully implemented it. The online ...
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Starting multiple processes from a single PBS job and distributing them on the free cluster nodes

I'm not very familiar with PBS (we have torque installed here), and I have only used it to run one process per job so far, so bear with me. The actual problem I am trying to use Mathematica on a ...
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What does the priority of a PBS job really mean?

The qsub command which submits PBS jobs has a -p option that allows you to set the priority. From the man page: Defines the ...
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Prolonging PBS job

It is quite painful to discover that a few-day long job is going to be prematurely killed due to an error in setting walltime limit for it. Is there a way to change it for a running PBS job?