Argon's /nfsscratch filesystem is under very heavy load, causing commands which access it to return very slowly. HPC staff are investigating the problem and exploring mitigations.
Additionally, one of the login nodes was found with its swap memory nearly exhausted. As a reminder, please don't run memory-intensive processes on the login nodes. Instead, use a compute node for such processes via the qlogin command. The HPC staff at firstname.lastname@example.org can provide assistance adapting your process to this or other HPC tools:
Thank you for your patience as we work to address these issues.