[Mauiusers] Re: isolating individual nodes from the node pool

Mary Ellen Fitzpatrick mfitzpat at bu.edu
Fri Mar 3 12:38:06 MST 2006


I have an error in my pbs script, so I resolved the error message.  But 
I can not isolate node124 to the test queue.

Mary Ellen Fitzpatrick wrote:

> Hi,
> I am running OpenPBS_2.4 and Maui 3.0.7.  I want to create a test 
> queue with assigned nodes, so that only jobs submitted to that queue 
> will use the specified nodes and no other queue can use the isolated 
> nodes.  I have been testing/changing some parameters in Maui and in 
> pbs.  Both the pbs test queue and maui.cfg specific entries are listed 
> below.  The pbs queue test is pretty standard.
>
> In the maui.cfg file, I have added the following, hoping to isolate 
> node124 from the rest of the cluster accessing only via the test queue.
>
> # Specific nodes to a queue/class - mef 030306
> #CLASSCFG[test] FLAGS HOSTLIST=node124
> CLASSCFG[zodiac] FLAGS=ADVRES:ZODIAC
>
> # Reservation for zodiac nodes - mef 030306
> SRNAME[0] ZODIAC
> SRCLASSLIST[0] zodiac
> SRHOSTLIST[0] node124
> SRPERIOD[0] INFINITY
>
> The pbs script I do not specify any particular nodes, as I believe 
> maui should be able to know what nodes the test queue requires. Here 
> is error I get when I submit my job:
> qsub: Illegal attribute or resource value for  Resource_List.nodes
>
> Which leads me to believe that maui and pbs are not talking with 
> regard to the isolated node/test queue.
>
> Obviously, I have something configured incorrectly, could you point me 
> in the proper direction.
> Thank you
> Mary Ellen
>
> create queue test
> set queue test queue_type = Execution
> set queue test Priority = 10
> set queue test max_running = 5
> set queue test resources_max.nodect = 1
> set queue test resources_max.walltime = 36:00:00
> set queue test resources_default.nodect = 1
> set queue test resources_default.nodes = 1
> set queue test resources_default.walltime = 36:00:00
> set queue test max_user_run = 5
> set queue test enabled = True
> set queue test started = True
>

-- 
Thanks
Mary Ellen



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