[torquedev] nodes, procs, tpn and ncpus

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Thu Jun 10 13:43:39 MDT 2010

On 06/10/2010 01:12 PM, Martin Siegert wrote:
> (pardon my ignorance - I am not an expert in the intricacies of the torque
> code). Why is implementing nodes=X (in your new meaning) so much easier
> than procs=X? This is "just" the name of a resource, can this not be mapped
> when the resource requests are parsed?
> With respect to the meaning of nodes=X,procs=Y (old interpretation):
> give me X nodes with exactly one processor on each node plus Y processors
> anywhere (i.e., none of the Y procs must end up on the X nodes; the request
> is additive).
> - Martin
I don't think it has anything to do about difficulty. It just hasn't 
been done.


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