[Mauiusers] Fairshare priorities

Philip Peartree p.peartree at postgrad.manchester.ac.uk
Thu Apr 22 10:30:45 MDT 2010


I have indeed, that is the output of the command, I'm trying to understand
where the overall priority comes from since it appears to be 10 times the
amount that I think it should be based on adding 80412 to 454.4 for
instance!

Phil

On 22 April 2010 17:26, Si Hammond <simon.hammond at gmail.com> wrote:

> Have you tried running diagnose -p this lists the priorities.
>
>
> S.
>
> On 22 Apr 2010, at 17:10, Philip Peartree wrote:
>
> OK, I have now sorted that problem, I had specified a value in the USERCFG
> section, but I'd put a percent sign on it :D Now set as a plain 12.5 and we
> get this output:
>
> Job                    PRIORITY*     FS( User)  Serv(QTime)
>              Weights   --------     200(   25)   150(   25)
>
> 35509                    804579     0.1(454.4)  99.9(80412)
> 35510                    801017     0.1(454.4)  99.9(80056)
>
> How do the figures add up, to give the over all priority, i.e. what does
> the 99.9 and 0.1 mean? and the other figures... IThis output isn't
> particularly well documented on the maui website!
>
> Phil
>
> On 22 April 2010 15:26, Simon Hammond <simon.hammond at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I had this problem and I'm sure its not the best answer but I put a
>> fairshare target in for the users so something like USERCFG[DEFAULT]
>> FSTARGET=100
>>
>> And... our fairshare works now.
>>
>> Hope thats helpful, I'm sure there are much better solutions but this
>> might help you get it working.
>>
>>
>> S.
>>
>>
>> On 22 April 2010 14:47, Philip Peartree
>> <p.peartree at postgrad.manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
>> > I have set up a fairshare system with the target user percentage as
>> 12.5.
>> > Running diagnose -p on the idle jobs in the queue gives this output:
>> >
>> > diagnosing job priority information (partition: ALL)
>> >
>> > Job                    PRIORITY*     FS( User)  Serv(QTime)
>> >              Weights   --------     200(   25)   150(   25)
>> >
>> > 35509                    321750     0.0(  0.0) 100.0(32175)
>> > 35510                    318188     0.0(  0.0) 100.0(31818)
>> >
>> > Percent Contribution   --------     0.0(  0.0) 100.0(100.0)
>> >
>> > * indicates system prio set on job
>> >
>> > I know it's fairly uncomplex, but I don't understand why the FS column
>> and
>> > User column show 0.0 for both jobs, the current Fairshare percentage of
>> the
>> > user is 12.9%. I'm probably misunderstanding something, but if anyone
>> could
>> > point this out to me I would be grateful.
>> >
>> > Philip Peartree
>> > University of Manchester
>> >
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