[gold-users] Can Gold direct Maui to hold jobs?

Scott Jackson scottmo at adaptivecomputing.com
Thu May 19 12:56:11 MDT 2011


Joey,

Oh good. I knew there were different names used at different versions. Luckily, your diligence helped you strike upon the right one for your setup.

Scott


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joey Jones" <joey at HPC.MsState.Edu>
> To: "Gold Users Mailing List" <gold-users at supercluster.org>
> Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:39:17 PM
> Subject: Re: [gold-users] Can Gold direct Maui to hold jobs?
> Scott,
> 
> Thanks, I do have a manual with that chapter. My config line was very
> similar to that. I did have JOBFAILUREACTION set to ignore. It din't
> change the behavior when I changed that to HOLD.
> 
> However, you did give me something to go on, and I was able to find a
> post
> on the list from last summer from someone who was having similar
> problems.
> 
> As he had found, JFACTION worked at his installation. I looked through
> the
> code and found the same. After replacing JOBFAILUREACTION with
> JFACTION=DEFER, we are now seeing the behavior that we want.
> 
> Thanks again Scott.
> 
> -Joey
> 
> ____________________________________________
> Joey B. Jones
> HPC2 Systems And Network Administration
> Mississippi State University
> 
> On Thu, 19 May 2011, Scott Jackson wrote:
> 
> > The older integration chapter used to show the following for
> > integrating with Maui:
> >
> >         <example>
> >          <title>Configuring Maui to use Gold</title>
> >          <para>
> > Add an appropriate AMCFG line into maui.cfg to tell Maui how to talk
> > to Gold
> >          </para>
> >          <para>
> >            <userinput><prompt>$ </prompt>
> > vi /usr/local/maui/maui.cfg
> >            </userinput>
> >          </para>
> >          <screen>
> > AMCFG[bank] TYPE=GOLD HOST=control_node1 PORT=7112
> > SOCKETPROTOCOL=HTTP WIREPROTOCOL=XML CHARGEPOLICY=DEBITALLWC
> > JOBFAILUREACTION=NONE TIMEOUT=15
> >          </screen>
> >          <para>
> > Add a CLIENTCFG line into maui-private.cfg to specify the shared
> > secret key. This secret key will be the same secret key specified in
> > the "make auth_key" step.
> >          </para>
> >          <para>
> >            <userinput><prompt>$ </prompt>
> > vi /usr/local/maui/maui-private.cfg
> >            </userinput>
> >          </para>
> >          <screen>
> > CLIENTCFG[AM:bank] CSKEY=sss CSALGO=HMAC
> >          </screen>
> >          <para>
> >
> > So, it looks like AMCFG[bank] JOBFAILUREACTION=HOLD should work.
> >
> > Scott
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Joey Jones" <joey at HPC.MsState.Edu>
> >> To: gold-users at supercluster.org
> >> Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:14:08 AM
> >> Subject: [gold-users] Can Gold direct Maui to hold jobs?
> >> Greetings,
> >>
> >> We're running maui 3.3 and gold 2.2.0.1. We've been playing around
> >> with
> >> gold for some time, but just can't get it to work quite the way we
> >> want.
> >>
> >> Is it possible with maui/gold to get maui to hold jobs that do not
> >> have a
> >> valid Account string, or enough credits ? I've not found a direct
> >> answer
> >> from the documentation.
> >>
> >> I've tried FALLBACKACCOUNT and BANKFALLBACKACCOUNT to no avail.
> >>
> >> Maui seems to be starting jobs no matter what the balance of an
> >> account
> >> is, or even if an Account string is provided.
> >>
> >> I appreciate any insight that you all may have.
> >>
> >> ____________________________________________
> >> Joey B. Jones
> >> HPC2 Systems And Network Administration
> >> Mississippi State University
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