[torquedev] nodes, procs, tpn and ncpus

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 19:33:37 MDT 2010


On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 9:10 PM, David Singleton
<David.Singleton at anu.edu.au> wrote:
>
> On 06/15/2010 09:42 AM, Christopher Samuel wrote:
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>> On 11/06/10 19:01, "Mgr. �imon T�th" wrote:
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>>> What user? Unless he is using Maui/Moab then he means
>>> four nodes. And if the user is using Maui/Moab, then
>>> this user is irrelevant to this discussion (cause all
>>> external schedulers send very specific run requests,
>>> that shadow all of the original Torque semantics).
>>
>> Oh, I didn't realise anyone used pbs_sched these days, sorry!
>>
>> Point taken.
>>
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>
> I think some of the discussion is coloured by even more basic
> functionality than that - in particular, what happens when an admin
> runs qrun.  Does anyone actually do that?  I think PBS Pro stopped
> this a while back.  And I'd imagine it would not help most schedulers
> to have random jobs starting under them (they should still handle it
> but it may not be ideal).  If we were to support qrun then it would
> probably just crank up the jobs priority and kick the scheduler.

personally I think qrun is helpful for TORQUE developers, but not the
best thing to do on a production cluster


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