Re: process problem

From: David Konerding <>
Date: Wed 31 Jan 2001 09:48:08 -0800

jim caldwell writes:
>Find the parent process (the shell script) that is running
>sander and do a "kill -9" on it. It may not show up with
>"top" as it isn't using any noticeable CPU time. Find it
>with something like "ps -ef | grep youraccountname | more"
>On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Eoin Galligan wrote:
>> Hi
>> I know this is slightly off the topic of AMBER, but I hope someone can
>> help - I've got a sander sim going within a queue and I cant seem to kill
>> it. I've carried out "top" and using the process
>> no. from there used "kill". However, the process no. is continnuously
>> changing and so the "kill" command doesnt work, as it no longer
>> recognises the process no. Any help gratefully received!
>> With Regards, Eoin Galligan

This won't help if the queue system marks the job as re-runnable and is
restarting the job from a master node every time the child job dies. You should
try killing the job from the queue.

Received on Wed Jan 31 2001 - 09:48:08 PST
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