[Mauiusers] ignoring reservations/etc for job start

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Thu Nov 30 16:39:23 MST 2006

On Thursday 30 November 2006 21:28, Ramon Bastiaans wrote:

> The priority jobs I want to run are sort of test jobs, that will not
> succeed on the login node. This is because not all required software for
> the test job is installed on the head/login node, but it is on the batch
> nodes.

I was just giving an example of its use as Lennart mentioned he'd no 
experience with it.

> That's also why I want it to run through the normal batch but just
> bypass all scheduling restrictions and just run immediately on any node.

Sounds to me like you need preemption with suspend/resume, which I think is a 
bit of a black art (and something we don't do here at VPAC, for now).

All the best,
 Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Deputy Systems Manager
 Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
 Bldg 91, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia

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