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Exit_status=265 or 137, no error log

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I am successfully creating a file. However, when I try to create an file, the process stops at the same point, regardless of the options I choose. Unfortunately, an error log is not created, making troubleshooting difficult. The only hint I have is the Exit Status of 265 or 137. Yet, without knowing what those mean, I am at a loss of what to do next. Do you have any ideas on what these statuses could be suggesting? Attached is a screenshot of the point where my init_amtopshere executable stops each time.

Thank you in advance for your continued assistance.



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I think exit codes that are greater than or equal to 128 indicate the job was killed by a signal (see Section 14.9.3 of the PBS Administrator's Guide). So an exit code of 137 suggests the job was terminated with a signal 9 (SIGKILL). As I mentioned in this thread, it may be that your job is running out of memory. Can you try the job on, say, four nodes to see if that resolves the issue?