[Mauiusers] running jobs & restarting maui

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Tue Nov 8 17:58:48 MST 2005


On Wed, 9 Nov 2005 11:25 am, Garrick Staples wrote:

> You might even become like me and consider the existance of infinite
> walltime jobs to be a bug!  If we allowed such a thing on our cluster,
> jobs would be forgotten and left to bitrot forever.

Whilst we don't have a cap on walltimes on the cluster we do use the 
priorities system to set a queued jobs priority based on the number of CPUs 
it has asked for and XFACTOR (as well as fairshare which we've started 
using).

Chris
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 Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
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