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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-7667

Build waits for next available executor even if several are available



    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Component/s: slave-squatter-plugin
    • Labels:
    • Environment:
      Hudson 1.379, slave-squatter 1.1, heavy-job 1.0
    • Similar Issues:


      (Couldn't find slave-squatter nor heavy-job as components, so posted in core)
      I think there's a problem in the cooperation between these components.
      I started using them yesterday to replace a more complicated mix of "heavy-slaves".

      I have one slave with 8 executors. I configured it, using slave-squatter, to reserve 3 of these during office hours, leaving 5 for use. I then noticed a job with weight 3 claiming to wait for next available executor even though it was the only job in the queue and there were no builds on the slave (or anywhere, actually).
      I tried lowering the reservation of the slave to 2 (i.e. 6 executors free) which caused the build to start - but having to keep an eye on these situations is not why I run Hudson

      The only issue I could find that smells a bit like this was JENKINS-7033 (Job in build queue is not executed).


          Issue Links


            torbent torbent created issue -
            torbent torbent made changes -
            Field Original Value New Value
            Link This issue is related to JENKINS-7033 [ JENKINS-7033 ]
            jsiirola jsiirola made changes -
            Link This issue is related to JENKINS-8882 [ JENKINS-8882 ]
            jsiirola jsiirola made changes -
            Attachment load-predictor.patch [ 20275 ]
            jsiirola jsiirola made changes -
            Assignee Kohsuke Kawaguchi [ kohsuke ]
            efficks François-Xavier Choinière made changes -
            Link This issue is related to JENKINS-15231 [ JENKINS-15231 ]
            efficks François-Xavier Choinière made changes -
            Affects Version/s current [ 10162 ]
            danielbeck Daniel Beck made changes -
            Component/s slave-squatter [ 16076 ]
            Component/s core [ 15593 ]
            rtyler R. Tyler Croy made changes -
            Workflow JNJira [ 137768 ] JNJira + In-Review [ 174768 ]


              kohsuke Kohsuke Kawaguchi
              torbent torbent
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