[Mauiusers] Maui not honouring standing reservations
dleske at uvic.ca
Thu Jul 7 13:47:31 MDT 2005
Anybody have any ideas at all? Possible problems with my config? Am I
misusing the directive or the concept?
I've seen other threads on this subject but no resolution.
Drew Leske wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been having problems with standing reservations. Under certain
> conditions--it appears to happen only when Maui is restarted, and so
> only if jobs are queued at the time--Maui does not honour the standing
> reservations I have configured.
> I am using Maui 3.2.6p11 with Torque 1.2.0p3. (On an older cluster I am
> and have been using standing reservations with Maui 3.2.5p2 with OpenPBS
> without any troubles.)
> The following snippet is relevant:
> SRCFG[express] CLASSLIST=express,test
> SRCFG[express] HOSTLIST=c06b05,c06b06,c06b07,c06b08,c06b09
> SRCFG[express] PERIOD=INFINITY
> SRCFG[mars] CLASSLIST=mars
> SRCFG[mars] HOSTLIST=c08b01,c08b02,c08b03,c08b04,c08b05,c08b06,c08b0
> SRCFG[mars] PERIOD=INFINITY
> Since implementing this I have been finding non-mars jobs on hosts in
> this list. (This is a problem because these nodes are "politically"
> distinct, and we have an agreement with the owners that only their jobs
> will run here.) The problem seems to happen when Maui is restarted. If
> I have Maui report the reservations via "mdiag -r" it seems to recognise
> the reservations.
> I have looked into using partitions as well, but the documentation seems
> to suggest that this is not the way to go.
> Thoughts? This has been driving me nuts for a while.
Drew Leske, Senior Systems Administrator
Systems Group, Computing and Systems Services, University of Victoria
dleske at uvic.ca; +1250 472 5055 (office); +1250 812 4769 (cel)
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