[Mauiusers] using standing reservation to set job limit of 12 hours for Mon-Fri

rishi pathak mailmaverick666 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 02:15:41 MDT 2009


Use DAYS=Sat, Sun and specify STARTTIME and ENDTIME for the said days

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 1:54 AM, Jan Lindheim <lindheim at cacr.caltech.edu>wrote:

> We have been using queues to control when long weekend jobs (12-24 hours)
> are allowed to run.  The problem with this is having cron controlling
> when this queue gets started and stopped.  Also it does not take into
> consideration that there is enough time to have f.ex. a 15 hour long
> job finish before 8am Monday morning when being launched on an early
> Sunday afternoon.
>
> Having maui controlling this seems more elegant, but using a standing
> reservation for this, does not seem to behave like documented.
>
> Following one of the examples at:
>
> http://www.clusterresources.com/products/maui/docs/7.1.5managingreservations.shtml
>
> I would have expected that I could have a time limit of 12 hours for jobs
> running on weekdays and allow 24 hours on weekends by doing the following:
>
> SRCFG[weekday] HOSTLIST=shc*
> SRCFG[weekday] PERIOD=WEEK
> SRCFG[weekday] STARTTIME=1:08:00:00
> SRCFG[weekday] ENDTIME=5:16:00:00
> SRCFG[weekday] TIMELIMIT=12:00:00
>
> >From the documentation, this should have a 12 hour job limit from
> Monday at 8:00 to Friday 16:00.  When restarting maui with these
> settings, I get:
>
> # showres
> Reservations
>
> ReservationID       Type S       Start         End    Duration    N/P
>  StartTime
>
> weekday.0.0         User -    00:00:00  3:11:12:24  3:11:12:24    3/3
>  Wed Oct 21 12:47:36
> weekday.1.0         User -  3:11:12:24 10:11:12:24  7:00:00:00    3/3
>  Sun Oct 25 00:00:00
>
> 2 reservations located
>
> The days the reservations are set, do not seem to match the configuration
> at all.  What am I doing wrong?
>
> This is using maui-3.2.6p21.
>
> Thanks for any insight on this!
>
> Regards,
> Jan Lindheim
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Regards--
Rishi Pathak
National PARAM Supercomputing Facility
Center for Development of Advanced Computing(C-DAC)
Pune University Campus,Ganesh Khind Road
Pune-Maharastra
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