[Mauiusers] Preferential Nodes?

Randy Philipp randy at umbc.edu
Tue May 29 14:18:04 MDT 2007


This is exactly want I am currently doing.  What I would like to do is
to use these nodes preferentially.  I would like to be able to submit
jobs in such a way that they will first use the the serial nodes (the
nodes without myrinet cards) and then use the Myrinet nodes.

Thanks for the response.

Randy Philipp

rishi pathak wrote:
> in the nodes file specify some property as 'serial' to the myrinetless
nodes
> And ask your user's to specify serial as resource type in job submission
> script
> This way serial jobs will go to these nodes
> >
> > On 5/24/07, *Randy Philipp* <randy at umbc.edu <mailto:randy at umbc.edu>>
wrote:
> >
> >     I am currently running a cluster with several nodes that have
lost their
> >     Myrinet cards.  I wanted to make these nodes available to run serial
> >     jobs without restricting the jobs to these nodes, preferentially
> >     scheduling the jobs to run the Myrnetless nodes first.  I have
> >     currently
> >     tagged these nodes with a "serial" property so users can request
these
> >     nodes, but they lose access to my Myrinet nodes.  Is there a way
to do
> >     this with Maui?  My initial thought was that setting node allocation
> >     policy to MINRESOURCES would work, but obviously this doesn't
understand
> >     properties as resources.
> >
> >     Thanks for the help.
> >
> >
> >     Randy Philipp
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> > --
> > Regards--
> > Rishi Pathak
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