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

rishi pathak mailmaverick666 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 03:15:36 MDT 2009


I misunderstood your question.
What if I specify
PERIOD=DAY
DAYS=Mon
STARTTIME=1:00:00:01 # start on 12 at night on monday
ENDTIME=5:23:59:59 # end on friday night at 12 in night



On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 10:43 PM, Jan Lindheim <lindheim at cacr.caltech.edu>wrote:

> >Use DAYS=Sat, Sun and specify STARTTIME and ENDTIME for the said days
>
> But wouldn't the STARTTIME and ENDTIME apply to all days listed?
> I need the 12 hour limit applied from Monday 8am to Friday 4pm.
> If each day gets a separate standing reservation, longer jobs are
> able to get scheduled when maui sees that it can use x number of
> of hours from the end of one day and y number of hours from the
> beginning of the next day.
>
> Thanks,
> Jan Lindheim
>
> >
> >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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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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