[Mauiusers] NODEALLOCATIONPOLICY = CPULOAD

Bill Wichser bill at Princeton.EDU
Thu Jun 25 07:20:02 MDT 2009


With this setup, higher priority is given to nodes already with jobs in 
an effort to consolidate those smaller jobs (less wide) onto nodes 
already in use thus keeping the free nodes free for the larger, wider 
jobs sure to come along next.

Bill

Jana Uhlirova wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> 
> thank you for your suggestion.
> 
> But what happens if there are some fully free nodes? Will the job run at
> the partially occupied nodes or at the fully free nodes?
> 
> Jana
> 
> 
> 
> Bill Wichser wrote:
>> Jana,
>>
>> I use a NODEALLOCATION policy of jobcount which seems to do the job.
>>
>> NODEALLOCATIONPOLICY PRIORITY
>> NODECFG[DEFAULT] PRIORITYF=JOBCOUNT
>>
>> Bill
>>
> 
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