[Mauiusers] SMP groupings

Paul Gray gray at cs.uni.edu
Fri Jul 6 07:05:00 MDT 2007


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On Fri, Jul 06, 2007 at 01:57:50PM +0200, Jacques Foury wrote:
> Paul Gray a ?crit :
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> >I'd like to have our systems that have 4 cores interleave jobs with less 
> >than 4
> >processes.  That is, if two single-process jobs come in, they're currently
> >scheduled one-after-another on the same system.  What's the best approach 
> >to
> >having subsequent jobs spawned on different hosts if other hosts are idle? 
> >  
> 
> I guess it is a matter of NODEALLOCATIONPOLICY
> 
> Here we use FIRSTAVAILABLE and I listed the nodes in an order I wanted.
> 
> Maybe you can use MINRESOURCE to have that behaviour...
> 

Thanks.  Exactly what I needed.  I was trying sledgehammer it with groups, and
soon figured that this was not "the right way(tm)."

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