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vLHCathome-dev Multicore Shutdown

Discussion in 'BOINC News' started by BOINC News, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. BOINC News

    BOINC News Well-Known Member

    A new feature has been implemented to shutdown multicore VMs at the end of their life when the idle time > busy time. This means that if we are wasting more time with empty cores than we would loose by kill the remaining jobs, those jobs are killed. This should avoid the situation where a looping Theory job keeps the VM alive while wasting idle cores. If this works the following message should be seen in the task output.

    Multicore Shutdown: Idle > Busy ( 1439s > 1382s )

    Let me know how it goes.

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