[torquedev] [torqueusers] Setting maximum number of processors per user

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Wed Dec 1 10:33:37 MST 2010


On 12/01/2010 10:10 AM, Glen Beane wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Ken Nielson
> <knielson at adaptivecomputing.com>  wrote:
>    
>> On 12/01/2010 09:39 AM, Glen Beane wrote:
>>      
>>> 2010/12/1 "Mgr. Šimon Tóth"<SimonT at mail.muni.cz>:
>>>
>>>        
>>>>> I understand that to set a maximum number of processors per job
>>>>> submitted by a user, I can do the following:
>>>>> qmgr -c "set queue batch resources_max.nodect=16"
>>>>>
>>>>> I can also limit the number of submitted jobs like this:
>>>>> qmgr -c "set queue batch max_user_run=10"
>>>>>
>>>>> I don't really care how many jobs are submitted, as long as a user
>>>>> doesn't use more than 32 processors.
>>>>>
>>>>> However I can't see how to set a maximum number of processors per user
>>>>> (instead of per job). Is this not possible?
>>>>>
>>>>> Any help is greatly appreciated!
>>>>>
>>>>>            
>>>> No support in Torque right now.
>>>>
>>>> There is a patch waiting in the Bugzilla that would allow this, but
>>>> unfortunately there is not enough time to review and accept it.
>>>>
>>>>          
>>> we really need to get this reviewed and make a decision instead of
>>> leaving it in bugzilla forever
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>> Glen,
>>
>> Did I hear you volunteer?
>>      
> I think it should be a team effort!
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Agreed.

I will do what I can. We have three big deadlines we need to meet so 
what I can do could be pretty small.

Ken


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