[Mauiusers] Requesting a given number of processors

Toni L. Harbaugh-Blackford [Contr] harbaugh at ncifcrf.gov
Fri Sep 28 08:29:56 MDT 2007


On Fri, 28 Sep 2007, Chris Samuel wrote:

  > On Fri, 28 Sep 2007, Jan Ploski wrote:
  > 
  > > However, it still doesn't allocate correctly. I now tried with
  > > ncpus=9, which is more than the number of processors in any single
  > > node:
  > 
  > Ahh, as I said previously, you can't use ncpus as that's only for 
  > requesting CPUs on a single CPU box.

That is incorrect.  ncpus will work across nodes - I've done it.

  > 
  > You need to do nodes=9 to get what you need..
  > 
  > cheers!
  > Chris
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Toni Harbaugh-Blackford                       harbaugh at ncifcrf.gov
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Advanced Biomedical Computing Center (ABCC)
National Cancer Institute
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