[Mauiusers] requesting cores with ncpus

rishi pathak mailmaverick666 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 9 22:35:23 MST 2011


Hi Mahmood,
                         Use nodes=18 instead of ncpus.W/o ppn nodes=X means
requesting X number of CPU's w/o any geametry specification

On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 8:40 PM, Mahmood Naderan <nt_mahmood at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> Recently I submitted a message to torque user group but found that my
> question
> is actually related to maui. Here is the problem:
> With two stations (server+worker) each has 16 cores, I want to submit a job
> but
> don't want to explicitly mention on which station.
> If I use "nodes=2:ppn=4", then 4 cores on each station is devoted. That is
> fine...
> If I use "ncpus=18", I expect that maui put 16 processes on one station and
> 2 on
> the other automatically. However the actual result is that my job is
> deferred.
> Total Tasks: 1  Req[0]  TaskCount: 1  Partition: ALL Network: [NONE]
>  Memory >=
> 0  Disk >= 0  Swap >= 0 Opsys: [NONE]  Arch: [NONE]  Features: [NONE]
> Dedicated
> Resources Per Task: PROCS: 17 NodeCount: 1   IWD: [NONE]  Executable:
>  [NONE]
> Bypass: 0  StartCount: 0 PartitionMask: [ALL] Flags:       RESTARTABLE  job
> is
> deferred.  Reason:  NoResources  (cannot create reservation for job '152'
> (intital reservation attempt) ) Holds:    Defer  (hold reason:
>  NoResources) PE:
> 17.00  StartPriority:  1 cannot select job 152 for partition DEFAULT (job
> hold
> active)
>
>
>
> How can I fix that?
> Thanks,
> // Naderan *Mahmood;
>
>
>
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Regards--
Rishi Pathak
National PARAM Supercomputing Facility
Center for Development of Advanced Computing(C-DAC)
Pune University Campus,Ganesh Khind Road
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