[Mauiusers] [torqueusers] Jobs going into incorrect queue

Michel Béland michel.beland at rqchp.qc.ca
Thu Apr 23 06:58:47 MDT 2009


Hello,

Philip Peartree wrote:

> I have tested my system out, and it appears that if the time is not  
> specified, then it gets routed to the first queue (short_2h) despite  
> having queue_centric_limits enabled and a default walltime. If I try  
> to submit a job with a walltime of 336:00:00 directly to the short_2h  
> queue I get:
> 
> qsub: Job exceeds queue resource limits MSG=cannot satisfy queue max  
> walltime requirement
> 
> It appears as though torque is not applying the walltime default until  
> it has reached the execution queue, which my understanding of  
> queue_centric_limits says it should apply before the routing queue.
> 
> Any ideas?

Well, did you try my other suggestions?

>> Another way would be to define the
>> route_destinations the other way around, making sure to have
>> resources_min and resources_max for all execution queues. If unspec is
>> first, job with unspecified resource limits will go there first,
>> regardless of the queue_centric_limits setting.
>>
>> Yet another way to make this work is to make sure that every job has a
>> walltime limit. At our site, the default walltime limit is 0, so people
>> have to specify it explicitly. You can however make sure that the limit
>> is present by using a submit filter that adds a walltime limit to the
>> script if it is not present.

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