Knowledge Base

Article ID: 850 - Last Modified: May 17, 2011

When I submit a job to a SLURM queue, I get the following error message:

Submitted batch job 555
Submitted batch job 556
FATAL: Unable to submit job for batch execution


Why does the job submission fail?

Recent versions of SLURM (such as 2.1) are no longer compatible with the submit script provided in the Schrödinger software installation for submitting jobs. This problem can be fixed by downloading the file:

ftp://ftp.schrodinger.com/support/hidden/SLURM/submit

and replacing the following file in your installation with the downloaded file:

$SCHRODINGER/queues/SLURM/submit

This file is only compatible with recent versions of SLURM. It will not work with older versions. You should therefore only replace the file in your installation if you are having the problem described here.

Keywords: SLURM, queue, job failure, submit job

Back to Search Results

Was this information helpful?

What can we do to improve this information?


To ask a question or get help, please submit a support ticket or email us at help@schrodinger.com.
Knowledge Base Search

Type the words or phrases on which you would like to search, or click here to view a list of all
Knowledge Base articles