[Mauiusers] insufficient idle procs available ?

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sat Feb 23 20:57:05 MST 2008

----- "Itay M" <itaym.tau at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm not sure if they are multithreaded (needs further checking with
> the developers) - but you're right. The load should be no more than 2
> for 2 jobs, but infact its >2 . The jobs are C++ compiled with g++
> compiler. Maybe a compilation switch will help with reducing the load
> average to 1 per job?

There are other ways to get a high load average on
a node, for instance I/O intensive jobs that cause
other processes to block in the D state waiting for
the disks will do it.

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
 P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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