[Mauiusers] memory restriction

Jacques Foury Jacques.Foury at math.u-bordeaux1.fr
Fri Jul 4 17:43:49 MDT 2008

Abhishek Gupta a écrit :
> Hi all,
> Is there any way that I can put an upper limit on memory consumption 
> on each node so that any process do not consume whole of the memory? 
> We have two different kind of nodes, one with 4 core and 2GB memory, 
> and other one with 2 core 4GB memory.
> Abhishek Gupta.

We just suspend jobs if they take more memory than announced with
#PBS -l mem=

That works pretty well, and the admin can check what's wrong, and if 
needed change the memory requirement manually with qalter.

Just put


in your maui.cfg

Jacques Foury
Institut de Mathematiques de Bordeaux

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