[Mauiusers] Max walltime per job on a specific node

Daniel Reese dreese at clusterresources.com
Fri Jul 1 14:39:39 MDT 2005


Daniel,

I think the best way to accomplish this is to create a standing
reservation on that node that is accessible to all users and has a
TIMELIMIT set on it.

You can find more info at:
http://www.clusterresources.com/products/maui/docs/7.1.5managingreservations.shtml#TIMELIMIT

Thanks,
Dan

On Fri, 2005-07-01 at 13:48 -0600, dhansen7 at et.byu.edu wrote:
> On a cluster of 3 nodes, we have one node that we restart quite often, so
> we don't want jobs to run more than 2-3 days.  I know that it is possible
> to specifiy max walltime for a queue (class) or for the entire batch
> system.  However, I'm having trouble finding a way to specify on a
> specific node a maximum walltime per job.  Can someone help me out?  At
> the moment we have torque 1.2.0p4 and maui 3.2.6p13 installed.  Thanks for
> the input.
> 
> 
> Daniel Hansen
> Assistant UNIX Systems Administrator
> Fulton College of Engineering and Technology
> Brigham Young University
> 
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