[Mauiusers] confused about standing reservations
tomr at intrinsity.com
Wed Feb 3 16:17:31 MST 2010
I recommend not using standing reservations. We found them to be buggy and
unreliable. I recommend using cron jobs to create regular reservations.
skip at pobox.com wrote:
> I'm trying to use standing reservations (Maui 3.2.6p21) to avoid running
> jobs on certain nodes during work hours. For example:
> SRSTARTTIME[userver171] 07:00:00
> SRENDTIME[userver171] 16:00:00
> SRPERIOD[userver171] DAY
> SRDAYS[userver171] MON TUE WED THU FRI
> SRHOSTLIST[userver171] userver171
> SROWNER[userver171] USER:kim
> SRMAXTIME[userver171] 5:00:00
> I interpreted the above to mean that on weekdays jobs can only be run on
> userver171 by Kim between 07:00 and 16:00.
> This doesn't seem to work. Jobs continue to be placed on that machine
> during the reserved period.
> Is the assignment of jobs to nodes done dynamically or at the time of job
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