[Mauiusers] trouble with USERCFG limits

Åke Sandgren ake.sandgren at hpc2n.umu.se
Tue Feb 7 12:11:40 MST 2006

On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 13:18 -0500, Augustinas Abaravichyus wrote:
> Hello,
> we are having several problems with  'USERCFG[user] MAXJOB=limit' setting.
> It appears that maui double counts the jobs, so I have to set limit*2 in 
> order to enforce the right limit.
> It also appears that when a job exists, additional jobs get started 
> ignoring the set limit.
> maui-3.2.6p14
> torque-2.0.0p5
> our NODEACCESSPOLICY is set to SHARED.  We do not have these problems on 
> another cluster where we set NODEACCESSPOLICY as SINGLEJOB.
> Any advice on how to troubleshoot this, or a pointer to the right place 
> to ask for help would be greatly appreciated.

See attached patch, it's a solution that works for us and one other site
until an official patch has been released.

Ake Sandgren, HPC2N, Umea University, S-90187 Umea, Sweden
Internet: ake at hpc2n.umu.se   Phone: +46 90 7866134 Fax: +46 90 7866126
Mobile: +46 70 7716134 WWW: http://www.hpc2n.umu.se
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