[Mauiusers] NODEALLOCATIONPOLICY MINRESOURCE not working

Steve Young chemadm at hamilton.edu
Mon Jan 5 13:54:58 MST 2009


Hi,
	I'm not sure about NODEALLOCATIONPOLICY since I have mine set to  
PRIORITY. But I did wonder how you had your nodes listed in the torque  
server_priv/nodes file. I'd make sure that the 8Gb nodes were listed  
first before the 24Gb nodes. Just a thought. Hope it helps.

-Steve

On Jan 5, 2009, at 3:42 PM, Shawn Poindexter wrote:

> Our cluster has 8 nodes with 8GB of RAM and 8 nodes with 24GB of  
> RAM.  I want to set it up so that the jobs will default to the 8GB  
> nodes if the resources are adequate.  However, it is not working  
> that way.  Even if the queue is completely empty the jobs fill up  
> the 24GB nodes before the 8GB nodes.  As I understand it,  
> NODEALLOCATIONPOLICY MINRESOUCE should do what I want and fill the  
> 8GB nodes first with the small memory jobs.
>
> Here is my maui.cfg
>
> # maui.cfg 3.2.6p13
>
> SERVERHOST            arjuna.mps.ohio-state.edu
> # primary admin must be first in list
> ADMIN1                root
>
> # Resource Manager Definition
>
> RMCFG[**host name removed***] TYPE=PBS
>
> # Allocation Manager Definition
>
> AMCFG[bank]  TYPE=NONE
>
> # full parameter docs at http://clusterresources.com/mauidocs/a.fparameters.html
> # use the 'schedctl -l' command to display current configuration
>
> RMPOLLINTERVAL        00:00:30
>
> SERVERPORT            42559
> SERVERMODE            NORMAL
>
> # Admin: http://clusterresources.com/mauidocs/a.esecurity.html
>
> LOGFILE               maui.log
> LOGFILEMAXSIZE        10000000
> LOGLEVEL              3
>
> # Job Priority: http://clusterresources.com/mauidocs/5.1jobprioritization.html
>
> QUEUETIMEWEIGHT       1
>
> # Backfill: http://clusterresources.com/mauidocs/8.2backfill.html
>
> BACKFILLPOLICY        FIRSTFIT
> RESERVATIONPOLICY     CURRENTHIGHEST
>
> # Node Allocation: http://clusterresources.com/mauidocs/5.2nodeallocation.html
>
> NODEALLOCATIONPOLICY  MINRESOURCE
>
>
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