[Mauiusers] ppn=2 specification ignored

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Tue Jan 4 01:45:14 MST 2005


Georg Hager wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Maui 3.2.6p9 and OpenPBS.
> 
> When a job specifies -l nodes=X:ppn=2, it sometimes happens that
> nodes on our dual-Xeon cluster are not scheduled as a whole,
> but that MAUI uses single CPUs (half nodes), as if the user had
> used ppn=1. This is a rare case, but it happens from time to time.
> Although it did not quite seem applicable here, I have set
> JOBNODEMATCHPOLICY EXACTNODE
> but that did not improve the situation.
> 
> How can I instruct MAUI to obey the ppn= specification?

This works for me

NODEACCESSPOLICY      SINGLEJOB
NODEALLOCATIONPOLICY  MINRESOURCE
JOBNODEMATCHPOLICY    EXACTNODE

	Hope This Helps


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