[Mauiusers] No automatic node selection

Jana Uhlirova uhlirova at fzu.cz
Thu Oct 15 06:42:18 MDT 2009

Nicolas Ferré wrote:
> Dear Maui users,
> If I submit a job with -l nodes=2:ppn=1 -l host=node1+node2, two 
> processes start on host1 and host2 as I request. However, if I let maui 
> decide the nodes on which the 2 processes should run, they are always 
> launched on the same node, hence ignoring my nodes=2 request.
> Where am I wrong?

Hi Nicolas,

use "JOBNODEMATCHPOLICY = EXACTNODE" in maui.conf file. Then Maui will
allocate a job with resource specification nodes=x:ppn=y exactly on x
distinct nodes.

Jana Uhlirova

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