[torquedev] nodes, procs, tpn and ncpus

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Tue Jun 15 06:21:45 MDT 2010



----- Original Message -----
From: "Glen Beane" <glen.beane at gmail.com>
To: "Torque Developers mailing list" <torquedev at supercluster.org>
Sent: Monday, June 14, 2010 7:33:37 PM
Subject: Re: [torquedev] nodes, procs, tpn and ncpus

>>
>> 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

That is definitely the case. And for those just learning to use TORQUE.

Ken




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