[torquedev] PPN/Node state bug?

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Fri Sep 11 11:08:47 MDT 2009

On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 05:04:41PM +0200, Simon Toth alleged:
> I just run into weird behavior. The node state seems to be updated only
> if all of the nodes processors are full (then it switches to
> job-exclusive or job-sharing).

Yes, that's how it has always worked.  When all CPUs are allocated, then the
node state gets the job-exclusive bit.

> Is this normal? How can the scheduler determine if the node can run more
> jobs if the server does not report if the node is running exclusive or
> sharing jobs?

How would the server know if the jobs are exclusive or shared?  That's for the
scheduler to know.

Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California

How poor are they that have not patience!
What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
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