[Mauiusers] trouble with USERCFG limits

Matthew Britt msbritt at umich.edu
Tue May 16 12:57:02 MDT 2006


For what it's worth - thanks.  That worked for us as well.

  - matt

On Feb 7, 2006, at 2:11 PM, Åke Sandgren wrote:

> 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
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