"Postponed: Waiting to acquire lock"?

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Message 62622 - Posted: 21 Jun 2015, 6:49:02 UTC

Any idea what's going on here?

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Message 62623 - Posted: 21 Jun 2015, 16:59:54 UTC - in response to Message 62622.  

From the source code:
// if we can't acquire the lock file there must be
// another app instance running in this slot.
// If we exit(0), the client will keep restarting us.
// Instead, tell the client not to restart us for 10 min.

Which means that a previous science application is still in the slot directory that these science applications want to start in, thus they're waiting for the previous application to vacate that slot directory.
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