[Mauiusers] Question about maui behaviour and MAXPS

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Mon Jan 31 09:44:43 MST 2005


Dave Jackson wrote:
> Bas,
> 
>   Under Moab, you can specify a JOBREJECTIONPOLICY.  From
> http://clusterresources.com/moabdocs/a.fparameters.shtml
> 
I personally think it is a nice feature to add.

         Regards

> Dave
> 
> On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 17:07 +0100, Bas van der Vlies wrote:
> 
>>torque 1.1.0p4
>>maui 3.2.6p11
>>
>>On our queue we have an max_walltime of 120 hours
>>and in MAUI we define MAXPS as 10 * max_walltime = 1200 hours
>>
>>This works as expected an user can use less time if he request more 
>>nodes. This exactly what we wants. The side effect is that an user can 
>>submit job, eg:
>>	qsub -I -lwalltime=100:00:00 -lnodes=20
>>
>>This exceeds the MAXPS factor in maui and the node is BLOCKED. My 
>>question is there an flag/configuration that rejects this job instead of 
>>blocking this job?
>>
>>	Regards
>>
> 
> 
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