Slurm uses the
scontrol show daemons
command to figure out what it should run on the machine it is being invoked on. If you have a config file error, that command will return a blank line.
And /etc/init.d/slurm-llnl will exit without starting anything up.
scontrol will give you no indication of the nature of the configuration error. For that, use
It’ll probably boil down to some dns/hostname related issue.