[Mauiusers] numerous problems with reservations

David B Jackson jacksond at clusterresources.com
Fri Jul 8 18:42:52 MDT 2005


Garrick,

  We will look at this next week.  Do you have logging from this event?

Dave

> Given:
>   setres -c priya -d +8:00:00:00 -s +12:00:00 -f priya -n priya ALL
>
> Shouldn't that reservation all nodes with "priya" for 8 days 12 hours from
> now?
>
> I set that yesterday, and 'showres -n' showed the correct nodes, 520 of
> them
> with the "priya" feature.
>
> Today, that reservation has grow itself to 1388 nodes!
>
>
> So now I'm trying to set a second reservation, exactly like the first but
> with
> TASKS==520 and it is failing to set?
>
> # setres -c priya -d +7:00:00:00 -f priya -n priya TASKS==520
> ERROR:    'setres' failed
> ERROR:    cannot select 520 tasks for reservation for 7:17:06:28
> ERROR:    cannot select requested tasks for 'TASKS==520'
>
>
> Also, can -s default to "as soon as the resources are available" instead
> of
> "now"?  Trying to do '-d +7:00:00:00 -f priya ALL' requires a guessing
> game to
> find a suitable starting time.
>
> --
> Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
> University of Southern California
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