[Mauiusers] Maui fairshare doesn't work? Please help!

Lawrence Sorrillo sorrillo at jlab.org
Tue Apr 26 14:46:33 MDT 2011


Shouldn't

FSPOLICY   be DEDICATEDPS and not PSDEDICATED?

~Lawrence




Xin Jin wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> i'm fighting with Maui for two weeks but still have no idea why Maui fairshare 
> doesn't work.
> 
> I have installed pbs_server, pbs_mom and maui on my own computer for 
> test-purpose and my computer is considered as a single execution host.
> 
> My maui.cfg looks like following:
> 
> FSPOLICY              PSDEDICATED
> FSDEPTH               7
> FSINTERVAL            00:00:30
> FSDECAY               0.98
>  
> FSUSERWEIGHT       1
> FSGROUPWEIGHT      1
> 
> GROUPCFG[globus] FSTARGET=50
> GROUPCFG[users]  FSTARGET=50
> 
> USERCFG[globus] FSTARGET=50
> USERCFG[xjin1] FSTARGET=500
> 
> I have built two usergroups globus and users which has one user globus, xjin1 
> respectively. I want to give the users and usergroup the same share, so each 
> of them are set 50.
> 
> Then i started pbs_mom, pbs_server, maui one after another, i think the 
> sequence of them does not make any sence, am i right?
> 
> So, whatever, i submitted a number of short jobs (20 seconds) and all of them 
> are executed successfully. 
> 
> The problems are:
> 
> 1) if i exeucte "diagnose -f"
> 
> FSInterval        %     Target       0
> FSWeight       ------- -------  1.0000
> TotalUsage      100.00 -------     0.0
> 
> USER
> -------------
> xjin1*            0.00 50.00  -------
> globus          100.00 50.00   100.00
> 
> GROUP
> -------------
> users*            0.00  50.00  -------
> globus*         100.00  50.00   100.00
> 
> CLASS
> -------------
> batch           100.00 -------  100.00
> 
> I have set 7 windows but only the first window 0 is displayed. Why?
> 
> 2) If fairshare works, there should be some files naming FS* in the 
> $MAUI/stats, but i don't have them. What i have are the files with the format 
> like "Mon_Mar_28_2011".
> 
> Thank you very much in advance
> 
> Best regards
> Xin
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