[Mauiusers] Node Priority

Axel Kohlmeyer akohlmey at cmm.chem.upenn.edu
Mon Aug 20 14:17:28 MDT 2012


On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 9:23 PM, Jim Kusznir <jkusznir at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all:
>
> I've recently updated my cluster and added some more nodes.  I now
> have three categories of nodes:
>
> 24 8-core intel nodes (features: intel)
> 6 16-core AMD nodes with infiniband (features: amd,infiniband)
> 4 64-core AMD nodes (features: amd, smp)
>
> Some of my users don't submit a feature request and don't much care
> where they get dumped; some users do supply the feature set.
>
> I would like the priority of non-featured jobs that can go anywhere to
> be in the order above.  However, right now, they all go to my most
> limited node type: the 64 core nodes.
>
> How do I change the order when "its all the same" to the scheduler?

usually nodes are handed out in the reverse order they
are listed in the node file. just try to order the nodes in
that file accordingly and see if that helps.

cheers,
    axel.

>
> Thanks!
> --Jim
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Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.


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