[Mauiusers] policy confusion
Paul Van Allsburg
vanallsburg at hope.edu
Thu Nov 9 11:19:34 MST 2006
Lennart Karlsson wrote:
>My advice is that you try some of the informational commands of
> mdiag -q
> checkjob 5846
> showstart 5846
>and perhaps also
> checkjob -v 5846
>These will possibly tell you quite a lot about what resources
>there are and why your job are not able to run on them.
>-- Lennart Karlsson <Lennart.Karlsson at nsc.liu.se>
> National Supercomputer Centre in Linkoping, Sweden
>Paul Van Allsburg wrote:
>>I have what seems to be a simple policy but my job is stuck in the queue
>>and I don't know why. The cluster is 16 nodes/32processors, I have 4
>>queues, 'normal' is the default. The is the cluster current status:
>>Job id Name User Time Use S Queue
>>---------------- ---------------- ---------------- -------- - -----
>>5805.curie ...o1-7imp-md123 hinkle 13:37:24 R
>>5836.curie ...o1-2imp-md125 hinkle 0 Q
>>5837.curie ...o1-9imp-md136 hinkle 0 Q
>>5846.curie cpuburn vanallp 0 Q normal
>>I have Hinkle limited to 4 processors, job 5805 is using all 4. I
>>submitted cpuburn to a single node but it's not running.
>>My maui.cfg is:
>># maui.cfg 3.2p8
>>USERCFG[webmo] MAXNODE=4 PRIORITY=100000
>># these are the 4 queues
>># this parm gives short wall clock jobs priority
>># limited to 1 day... see 188.8.131.52 in Maui admin guide:)
>># one day!
>>Am I missing the obvious?
>>Paul Van Allsburg
I think I'm a little more confused... I did a
and it immediately returned with a State: of "Running" on node 8.
I qsub'ed another, and it immediately started. I qsub'ed 14 more and
they all ran.
It seems the MAXNODE= has no effect on the scheduler in my
configuration. When I set
MAXPROC= the scheduler will correctly hold jobs based on that
setting. Where did I
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