Notify you that one or more of your jobs caused compute nodes to crash with an out-of-memory error.
Sample subject line
Failure of job(s) 933014,933174 at OSC due to exhaustion of physical memory
OSC Help <email@example.com>
Your job(s) exhausted both physical memory and swap space during job execution. This failure caused the compute node(s) used by the job(s) to crash, requiring a reboot.
Sent under these circumstances
These emails are sent by a systems administrator as part of the node cleanup process.
To turn off the emails
You cannot turn off these emails. Please don’t ignore them because they report a problem that you must correct.
To prevent these problems
See the Knowledge Base article "Out-of-Memory (OOM) or Excessive Memory Usage" for suggestions on dealing with out-of-memory problems.
For information on the memory available on the various systems, see our Supercomputing page.
If you continue to submit jobs that cause these problems, your HPC account may be blocked.