[gold-users] Gold permits jobs to run beyond end of allocation deadline ?

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Oct 26 18:05:30 MDT 2010


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On 27/10/10 10:01, Scott Jackson wrote:

> Yes,

Hiya,

> That is per the current design. Gold will look for all
> of the credits to be available at the beginning of the
> job (reservation). It does not slice and dice as this
> quickly becomes a nightmare.

Ah, I wasn't thinking in terms of slicing and dicing, just
curious about it running into a time where they have no
allocation at all.

That said it's not a biggie for us, we can happily live with
this, we were just curious about whether it was tuneable.

> On the same token, it will also try to charge the final
> charge to that same allocation even if it is inactive
> when the job finishes.

Understood.

Thanks!
Chris
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