[Mauiusers] Nodes have 8gb memory, maui shows less

Charles Johnson charles.johnson at accre.vanderbilt.edu
Wed Jul 28 09:03:01 MDT 2010


On Jul 28, 2010, at 1:33 AM, Simon Brennan wrote:

> Hi All
>
> I'm running torque 2.3.7 and maui 3.2.6.
> Everything appears to working fine. I can submit jobs and they run
> successfully.
> I'll dump my configs, if required.
>
> I've got this weird problem where my nodes have 8GB of RAM, however  
> when
> I submit jobs to torque that request mem=8gb, they are never started  
> by
> maui. If I was to submit the same job to torque and request  
> mem=7900mb,
> maui will then start the job.
>
Simon, I assume that room is being reserved for the OS on the node.

That seems like a good idea to me. :)
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