[Mauiusers] User-specified priority

Tom Rudwick tomr at intrinsity.com
Tue Aug 5 11:23:09 MDT 2008

I'm pretty sure that the CREDWEIGHT will not do what you want in maui.
It give weight to priority associated with the queues.
I don't think there is existing functionality in maui to do it.


Kamil Kisiel wrote:
> On 04/08/08 7:52 , "Ronny T. Lampert" <telecaadmin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> We¹re using Maui with Torque. Is there any way for users to prioritize their
>>> own jobs when submitting? qsub appears to have a ­p switch that should
>>> achieve this, but I can¹t find any way to factor this in to scheduling
>>> equation.
>> Read the following for full info on how the priority calculation works:
>> http://www.clusterresources.com/products/maui/docs/5.1.2priorityfactors.shtml
>> In short, you have to set
>> in maui.cfg
>> 1 means the priority goes in with factor 1 into the equation.
>> If you're also doing QOS you should set QOSWEIGHT to a higher factor
>> QOSWEIGHT               3
>> Cheers,
>> Ronny
> I'm not sure if this really answers my question. I've read the documentation
> before (and re-read it again) but it's not very specific. Will this allow
> users to prioritize their jobs (eg: the user submits 10 jobs, 2 of which
> should be preferred to run over the other 8). Will this CREDWEIGHT be
> applied to the priority specified with -p when submitting with qsub? Or
> which sub-factor does it affect?
> Thanks,
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