[Mauiusers] Any limit to number of CLASSCFG entries?

Marc Noguera marc at klingon.uab.es
Wed Jan 21 10:14:32 MST 2009


Hello again,
sorry but I forgot to mention that I am using maui latest maui version
maui-3.2.6p21 and torque 2.3.3 on a 64 bit Fedora Core 6 Sytem.

Thanks again
Marc
Marc Noguera escribió:
> Hello everyone,
> at my department we are moving from pbs_sched to maui scheduler. We are
> using torque's pbs_server and pbs_mom as resources managers.
> I have modified maui.cfg file according to our previous configuration
> using pbs_sched and created CLASSCFG[XXX] entries, one for each queue
> that we use.
> All of our nodes are mapped to only queue queue using an attribute in
> file $PBSHOME/spool/server_priv/nodes file. This attribute is the same
> as the name of the queue. For instance on of this queues qmgr list
> output is:
>
> Qmgr: list que qdynamics
> Queue qdynamics
>         queue_type = Execution
>         total_jobs = 1
>         state_count = Transit:0 Queued:0 Held:0 Waiting:0 Running:1
> Exiting:0
>         resources_max.cput = 200:00:00
>         resources_min.cput = 00:00:00
>         resources_default.cput = 200:00:00
>         resources_default.neednodes = qdynamics
>         mtime = Wed Jan 21 17:50:52 2009
>         resources_assigned.nodect = 1
>         enabled = True
>         started = False
>
>
> Note that this queue is not started on purpose as it was not working
> properly.
> We have other queues mapped to nodes in the same way. In maui.cfg file I
> have entered one CLASSCFG[] line for eache queue, leading to this:
>
>
> DEFERTIME 0
> CLASSCFG[parallel]
> CLASSCFG[qdynamics6]
> CLASSCFG[qdynamics7]
> CLASSCFG[qgetab1]
> CLASSCFG[qgetab2]
> CLASSCFG[qstruct2]
> CLASSCFG[qserq1]
> CLASSCFG[qserq2]
> CLASSCFG[transmet2]
> CLASSCFG[transmet3]
> CLASSCFG[transmet4]
> CLASSCFG[transmet5]
> CLASSCFG[transmet1]
> CLASSCFG[qstruct1]
> CLASSCFG[qdynamics]
>
> Which creates a class with default.feature=name of the queue&attribute
> of the node and therefore, as far as I understant, maps queues to nodes.
>
> However when I submit a job to qdynamics queue or qstruct1 queue this
> job is not mapped to the correct node but anywhere. Showconfig shows
> this, on the CLASSCFG section.
>
> CLASSCFG[[NONE]]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[NONE]
> CLASSCFG[[ALL]]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[NONE]
> CLASSCFG[parallel]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[parallel]
> CLASSCFG[qdynamics6]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[qdynamics6]
> CLASSCFG[qdynamics7]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[qdynamics7]
> CLASSCFG[qgetab1]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[qgetab1]
> CLASSCFG[qgetab2]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[qgetab2]
> CLASSCFG[qstruct2]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[qstruct2]
> CLASSCFG[qserq1]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[qserq1]
> CLASSCFG[qserq2]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[qserq2]
> CLASSCFG[transmet2]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[transmet2]
> CLASSCFG[transmet3]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[transmet3]
> CLASSCFG[transmet4]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[transmet4]
> CLASSCFG[transmet5]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[transmet5]
> CLASSCFG[transmet1]  DEFAULT.FEATURES=[transmet1]
>
>
>
> I suspect that for some reason maui is not acquiring CLASSCFG qstruct1
> and qdynamics. However, when I change the order of CLASSCFG entries by
> puting "CLASSCFG[qdynamics]" entry in the third position in maui cfg,
> then the two last CLASSCFG entries become not recognized.
>
> Is there any issue on the number of CLASSCFG entries that can be used?
> or am I missing something?
> BTW the other queues are working without any problem.
>
> Thank you all
>
> Marc
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