[Mauiusers] jobs with -l file=**mb problem

Mike Renfro renfro at tntech.edu
Thu Oct 5 07:16:57 MDT 2006


Garrick Staples wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 02:52:07PM +0800, wzlu alleged:
>> wzlu ????:
>>
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> I have try qsub -l file option for my job.
>>> When I request 4000mb, my job will start.
>>> When I request 4100mb, my job is queued.
>>>  
>>>
>> sorry, when I request 4100mb, my job is failed with exit status -2.
>>
>>> Is it normal? Thanks.
>>>
>>> I use torque-2.0.0p8 and maui-3.2.6p14 on RHEL4 WS 32bit.
> 
> Yes, 32bit OSes can't set ulimits past the 4GB mark.

See 
http://www.clusterresources.com/pipermail/torqueusers/2006-June/003711.html 
for a Torque patch that should get around the problem.

-- 
Mike Renfro  / R&D Engineer, Center for Manufacturing Research,
931 372-3601 / Tennessee Technological University -- renfro at tntech.edu


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