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Is there a way that my users can kill their own jobs that are stuck in the dr state?

qstat -f <jobid>

as the user, returns

job <jobid> is already in deletion

yet when run as root it does get deleted

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If you have ENABLE_FORCED_QDEL set as part of qmaster_params in your cluster configuration (see the sge_conf(5) man page), then users can run qdel -f <jobid> to force deletion of their own jobs.

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