[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

RESOURCELIMITPOLICY     MEM:ALWAYS:SUSPEND

in your maui.cfg

-- 
Jacques Foury
Institut de Mathematiques de Bordeaux
http://www.math.u-bordeaux1.fr/maths/cellule



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