[torquedev] Are we ready to release a snapshot

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Thu Jul 22 14:38:30 MDT 2010


On 07/22/2010 02:09 PM, Martin Siegert wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 01:32:38PM -0600, Ken Nielson wrote:
>    
>> With the exception of the issue Stuart Barkley found I believe we have
>> all of our missing file issues and such taken care of. Are we ready to
>> release a snapshot (Not 2.5.2 yet) to be tested by everyone or does
>> someone have something else they want to get in?
>>      
> There is one feature I'd like to have:
> a) an environment variable that contains the number of processors
>     assigned to the job. This appears to be easy to implement - patch
>     attached. Unfortunately, I cannot test this - at least not for
>     requests like -l nodes=1:ppn=2+procs=8 because moab does not handle
>     this - I get an error from moab now:
>           ALERT:    cannot locate host 'procs=8' for job hostlist
> b) I'd like to be able to configure a routing queue where the jobs
>     are routed to execution queues depending on the number of requested
>     (total) processors, e.g.,
>     np=1 ->  q1
>     1<  np<  64 ->  qs
>     np>= 64 ->  ql
>     but now np is not a requested resources anymore but the sum of
>     the nodes and procs request, e.g., in the example above np=10.
>
> - Martin
>    
>
>
>    
This release is to make up for the files we did not get into the first 
plus a few bug fixes. New features will go into the next revision.

Ken
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