[Mauiusers] buffer overflow

Bobby Brown bobby.brown at vanderbilt.edu
Thu Sep 2 09:04:50 MDT 2004

I tried editing all these values except the msu.h...that file does not 
exist nor does the values specified exist in any of the header files.  I 
am still having the same problem where it only can handle 3800 jobs. 
Any other suggestions?


Wightman wrote:

> Check out this thread:
> http://www.supercluster.org/pipermail/mauiusers/2004-August/001303.html
> It may help initially.
> On Wed, 2004-09-01 at 13:36, Bobby Brown wrote:
>>I am experiencing a problem with the job buffer.  In the log file I see:
>>WARNING:   job buffer overflow (cannot add job '11513')
>>ERROR:     job buffer is full (ignoring job '11513.giles')
>>I looked in the source code and see where this is happening, but I 
>>cannot find where the value is being set.  I tried to increase MAX_MJOB 
>>and MMAX_JOB in the msched.h file with no success.  Currently, Maui will 
>>only support about 3800 jobs.  We have a user on our main cluster who 
>>needs to submit 120,000 jobs.  Once this buffer is hit jobs appear in 
>>Torque (qstat), but never show up in Maui due to the buffer overflow. 
>>Any ideas on how I can correct this?
>>Bobby Brown
>>Vanderbilt University
>>Academic Computing Center for Research and Education
>>bobby.brown at vanderbilt.edu
>>mauiusers mailing list
>>mauiusers at supercluster.org

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