[Mauiusers] Nodeset behavior

Hemanth Yamijala yhemanth at yahoo-inc.com
Thu Feb 7 09:52:23 MST 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 22:11 +0530, Hemanth Yamijala wrote:
> Hi,
> We have a need to distribute our Torque jobs across nodes which are in
> different racks within our clusters. 

> What we want is in the second case, Maui should allocate nodes first
> within a group, and then within a second group (as much as possible),
> and so on. For e.g. the 6 nodes could be spread across group1 (4 nodes)
> and group3 (2 nodes), or even group1 (4 nodes) and group2 (2 nodes).
> Instead what is happening is that the allocation seems to be somewhat
> random. Something like 2 nodes from each group.
> Is this expected ? Can we configure Maui to behave in the manner
> described ?

In other words, what we want is to make Maui use as few node sets as
possible to allocate nodes for a job.

Also, we tried with ANYOF also, but that too does not give the behavior
we desire.

Can someone please help us in this ?


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