[Mauiusers] Requesting a given number of processors

Toni L. Harbaugh-Blackford [Contr] harbaugh at ncifcrf.gov
Fri Sep 28 06:35:50 MDT 2007


Depending on how you have things configured, you may be able to use
'-l ncpus=100'.


On Fri, 28 Sep 2007, Jan Ploski wrote:

  > Hello,
  > Is there a way to tell Maui "I want 100 processors" without telling it "I 
  > want 25 nodes with 4 processors each"?
  > qsub -l nodes=100 seems to demand 100 nodes, as does qsub -l 
  > nodes=100:ppn=1
  > qsub -l nodes=25:ppn=4 can give me 100 processors, but cannot allocate 
  > processors from nodes that have fewer than 4 idle processors
  > Best regards,
  > Jan Ploski
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Toni Harbaugh-Blackford                       harbaugh at ncifcrf.gov
System Administrator
Advanced Biomedical Computing Center (ABCC)
National Cancer Institute
Contractor - SAIC/Frederick

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