Re: problems when adding a node to the cluster
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This suggests that your spot bid isn't high enough to be fulfilled. You
can get more status info about your spot requests using the AWS console
or starcluster's 'listspots' command. Check the spot request's status
code and status message for more details. In any case you'll notice that
the spot request is still in an 'open' state which means it hasn't been
fulfilled and assigned an instance yet which is why StarCluster is still
On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 07:28:44PM +0200, Torstein Fjermestad wrote:
> Dear all,
> today I tried to add a spot instance node to a cluster with the following
> starcluster addnode -b 0.25 -I c3.4xlarge chemistrycluster
> The first part of the output is as follows:
> >>> Launching node(s): node003
> >>> Creating placement group _at_sc-chemistrycluster...
> >>> Waiting for spot requests to propagate...
> 1/1 ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
> >>> Waiting for node(s) to come up... (updating every 30s)
> >>> Waiting for open spot requests to become active...
> 2/3 |\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ | 66%
> The program came relatively quickly to "Waiting for open spot requests to
> become active...", but thereafter it did not progress for several hours.
> In the end I had to cancel the program because I had to leave for the
> What is causing the program to wait for open spot request to become
> active? Is it because of the spot bid? Should I change the spot bid?
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Yours sincerely,
> Torstein Fjermestad
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