[torquedev] max_user_queuable broken in 2.4.8 ?
dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
Wed Dec 29 08:31:37 MST 2010
Perhaps Glen will find something different, but I was unable to reproduce the problem:
$ qmgr -c 's q batch max_user_queuable=20'
$ ../../sub_jobs.sh 21
qsub: Maximum number of jobs already in queue for user MSG=total number of current user's jobs exceeds the queue limit: user dbeer at napali, queue batch
If Glen is also unable to reproduce things, I would check that all of the queues have the limit applied, and make sure that it isn't somehow circumvented by a routing queue.
----- Original Message -----
> Hi folks,
> We're currently running 2.4.8 (no chance to upgrade for
> the forseable future) and we've just had a couple of users
> submit around 40,000 jobs in total.
> Moab 5.4.2 has completely choked on this and has become
> very slow to respond. We can't upgrade to 6.0 yet so I'm
> trying to limit the number of jobs users can submit.
> I can see the Torque docs refer to a queue attribute of
> max_user_queuable and I've set that to 4000 on both our
> queues but I can still submit jobs as one of the offending
> users who has 18,000 jobs in the queue currently.
> # qmgr -c 'p s' | grep max_user_queuable
> set queue batch max_user_queuable = 4000
> set queue smp max_user_queuable = 4000
> [naughty at bruce-m ~]$ echo sleep 60 | qsub
> Warning: you did not specify a shell in the first line of your PBS
> We have assumed you wish to use bash, however please update your
> script with a
> valid shell
> [naughty at bruce-m ~]$ qstat 473550
> Job id Name User Time Use S Queue
> ------------------------- ---------------- --------------- -------- -
> 473550.bruce-m STDIN naughty 0 Q batch
> That message about bash comes from our submit filter, and
> I've changed the username to protect the guilty.
> Any ideas ?
> Christopher Samuel Senior Systems Administrator
> VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computational Initiative
> Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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