[Mauiusers] Maui/Torque interaction problem

Dave Jackson jacksond at clusterresources.com
Fri Sep 2 07:44:24 MDT 2005


Jon,

  What is the output of 'pbsnodes -a'  Does it show the arch attribute
properly set?

Dave

On Fri, 2005-09-02 at 16:17 +0800, Jon Wright wrote:
> 
> Hi, 
> 
> We use the arch declaration to send different types of jobs to different nodes 
> on our cluster so for example a machine might have in its mom config file:
> 
> arch xeon24
> 
> using qmgr we set a queue to use this arch type using
> 
> qmgr -c 'set queue amd64 resources_default.arch'
> 
> and maui used to be very happy to match the arch types up and send the jobs 
> off to the right nodes. This worked well with torque 1.0 and if we used 
> diagnose -n fred we'd see
> 
> State:      Idle  (in current state for 00:49:13)
> Configured Resources: PROCS: 2  MEM: 2008M  SWAP: 2008M  DISK: 1M
> Utilized   Resources: [NONE]
> Dedicated  Resources: [NONE]
> Opsys:       DEFAULT  Arch:      xeon24
> Speed:      1.00  Load:       0.000
> Network:    [DEFAULT]
> Features:   [dser]
> Attributes: [Batch]
> Classes:    [medium 2:2][long 2:2][parallel 2:2][xeon 2:2][short 2:2][amd64 
> 2:2][default 2:2]
> 
> However on upgrading to torque 1.2.0p5 maui can no longer access the ARCH type 
> of the node we get:
> 
> State:      Idle  (in current state for 00:50:13)
> Configured Resources: PROCS: 2  MEM: 2008M  SWAP: 2008M  DISK: 1M
> Utilized   Resources: [NONE]
> Dedicated  Resources: [NONE]
> Opsys:       DEFAULT  Arch:      [NONE]
> Speed:      1.00  Load:       0.000
> Network:    [DEFAULT]
> Features:   [dser]
> Attributes: [Batch]
> Classes:    [medium 2:2][long 2:2][parallel 2:2][xeon 2:2][short 2:2][amd64 
> 2:2][default 2:2]
> 
> we've upgraded maui to the latest version but the ARCH is still not picked up 
> by maui, we've also tried looking at not using ARCH but instead SRCFG in maui 
> but it seems that we can't figure it out from the docs and actually a 
> showparm -v doesn't show that maui has even accepted our SRCFG sections.
> 
> Anyway can someone please look at why maui can not understand the ARCH line 
> from torque anymore? For now we've backed our torque version back to 1.0 but 
> it would be nice to run the latest.
> 
> Thanks
> Jon
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