[Mauiusers] Re: [torqueusers] Maui?torque problems with NodeSet

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Thu Dec 23 11:06:46 MST 2004


Bas van der Vlies wrote:
> We have 256 node cluster and 4 switches with 64 nodes connected to it. 
> In our nodes file of torque:
>  gb-r1n1 np=2 switchA
>  ...
>  gb-r4n7 np=2 switchB
> 
>  gb-r4n8 np=2 switchB
>  ....
>  gb-r7n14 np=2 switchB
> 
> --- Maui config ---
> 
> NODESETPOLICY           ONEOF
> NODESETATTRIBUTE        FEATURE
> NODESETDELAY            10
> NODESETLIST             switchA switchB switchC switchD
> 
> -------------------
> 
> I only want to run jobs that are restricted to nodes that belong to one 
> switch (therefore NODESETDELAY ).
> 
> When i run an job with: qsub -I -lnodes=40
>  It is scheduled to switchD
> 
> Now i start another qsub -I -lnodes=40:
>    scheduled to switchC
> 
> The third one waits for ever and ever. If one of the first two jobs is 
> completed then this jobs run. I expected that it would run on switchA or 
> switchB. Is this an bug?
> 
> I can acomplish it with the following command:
>     qsub -I -lnodes=40:switchA
> 
> Can this also be done automatically?
> 
>         Regards
> 
> 
> torque 1.1.0p4
> maui 3.2.6p10
> 
> 
> 

I have also tried:
qsub -I -lnodes=40 -l walltime=10:00:00 -W  \
    x=\"NODESET=ONEOF:FEATURE:switchA:switchB:switchC:switchD\"
	
With this qsub command i only get two jobs running on switchD and 
switchC and third one is waiting for ever and ever.

		Regards and Thanks for any help
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