[Fwd: [Mauiusers] Patch for nodeaccespolicy SINGLEJOB and MAXPS for SMPmachines]

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Fri Mar 10 03:40:21 MST 2006

Dave Jackson wrote:
> Bas,
>   The patch looks good but I do not know if the resulting behavior is
> globally desired.  It is clear that if a user requests two procs per
> node he should be 'charged' for them.  However, if the scheduler
> allocates resources to the job based on other admin-specified policies,
> the correct action is less clear.
>   The correct solution may be to create a new policy, perhaps
> 'USAGELIMITTRACKINGPOLICY' with a value of either 'requested' or
> 'dedicated'.  In the first, the user will have his usage limits
> 'charged' based on what he requested, regardless of how the scheduler or
> other admin policies delivered resources, the second would charge based
> on what was delivered, regardless of what was requested.
>   Would this approach cover your needs?
> Dave

  Is this new feature USAGELIMITTRACKINGPOLICY in the new maui 3.2.6p14 
or must i still try to use my patch for the correct behaviour of MAXPS 


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