[Mauiusers] Maui, FairShare, and scheduling GPUs

Denis denismpa at gmail.com
Sun Oct 2 19:49:01 MDT 2011


Hi, Jason!

2011/9/30 Jason Williams <jasonw at jhu.edu>

> I didn't get anyone else replying to this, so I'm curious if anyone else
> figured out a different way to make this work.
>
> Either way, I've been looking around the code today and playing with it,
> and I think I have the easy part done.  I have maui seeing the "gpus="
> attribute of the nodes and tracking it within the configured resources
> and available resources (I think) within the MPBSNodeLoad() and
> MPBSNodeUpdate() functions.  I can create a new branch in the svn called
> "3.3.2_gpu"

I would be pleased to give it a spin here.


> if anyone is interested in taking a look and/or helping to
> implement the tracking code to update the available resources when
> someone requests gpus to torque.  It seems to me the trickier part will
> be how do we want to track that usage within FairShare....  I haven't
> started to think about that yet, but suggestions are welcome.
>
> --
> Jason Williams
> Sr. Systems Administrator
> Homewood HPC Cluster
> Johns Hopkins University
>
>
>
> On 9/27/2011 8:08 PM, suraj prabhakaran wrote:
> > Hello Jason and Denis,
> >
> > I too am starting to look into this and am at the beginner's stage trying
> to understand how things work. I would be interested in working together on
> this. If no one else replies to the main thread in 1-2 days, we can discuss
> things and share knowledge. Please let me know if you are interested.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Suraj Prabhakaran
> >
> >
> > On 09/27/11, Jason Williams<jasonw at Jhu.edu>  wrote:
> >
> >> I'm curious if anyone has taken a look at getting Torque 2.5.x and Maui
> >> working together to schedule GPUS and track the usage via FairShare.  I
> >> am pondering what would be needed to actually make that happen within
> >> the Maui source, but if someone else has already started working on
> >> this, it would be interesting to get their take on the situation.  I've
> >> noticed, via some googling and reading on the list here, that it seems
> >> difficult to do without some mods to the source.  If you've thought
> >> about it or have started on it, please email me back.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Jason Williams
> >> Sr. Systems Administrator
> >> Homewood HPC Cluster
> >> Johns Hopkins University
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --------------------------
> >> Suraj Prabhakaran
> >>
> >> German Research School for
> >> Simulation Sciences GmbH
> >> Laboratory for Parallel Progreamming
> >> 52062 Aachen | Germany
> >>
>
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