[Mauiusers] confused about standing reservations
wightman at adaptivecomputing.com
Wed Feb 3 16:43:24 MST 2010
Can you modify your reservation to use SRCFG rather than the older SR* parameters?
If that doesn't help then please post the output of mdiag -r.
Standing reservations can be easier to use than cron jobs once they are configured correctly.
----- "Steve Johnson" <steve at isc.tamu.edu> wrote:
> I've used SR's with decent success for blocking out access during lab
> SRCFG[bloc122mw] GROUPLIST=root
> SRCFG[bloc122mw] STARTTIME=07:30:00
> SRCFG[bloc122mw] ENDTIME=17:00:00
> SRCFG[bloc122mw] DAYS=MON,WED
> SRCFG[bloc122mw] HOSTLIST=bloc122-[00-32]
> I also do pbsnodes -o via cron to mark the nodes offline so that
> Globus MDS
> reports the correct number of available nodes. It also provides a
> layer of protection against a job starting when it's not suppose to.
> It's a different story when using SR's in place of partitions. I
> couldn't get it to behave as desired in terms of keeping jobs from
> classes separated, so I went back to partitions.
> // Steve
> Tom Rudwick wrote:
> > I recommend not using standing reservations. We found them to be
> buggy and
> > unreliable. I recommend using cron jobs to create regular
> > Tom
> > skip at pobox.com wrote:
> >> I'm trying to use standing reservations (Maui 3.2.6p21) to avoid
> >> 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
> >> during the reserved period.
> >> Is the assignment of jobs to nodes done dynamically or at the time
> of job
> >> submission?
> >> Thanks,
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