[torquedev] [Bug 86] Implement transparent resource limits

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Thu Oct 7 08:33:05 MDT 2010


http://www.clusterresources.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=86

--- Comment #11 from Simon Toth <SimonT at mail.muni.cz> 2010-10-07 08:33:05 MDT ---
(In reply to comment #9)
> Simon, let us stop this conversation: you don't understand what I want and I am
> not going to explain it once again (what you're missing is that our jobs aren't
> requesting any resources from Torque, because they just don't know how much
> memory they are going to use).
> 
> I can use ulimit and cgroups, but it is simpler to use central configuration in
> Torque than to configure hundreds of nodes.

As a side note: A patch that would add server flag or node configuration option
modifying the logic from "limit using ulimit" to "kill the job" would be
totally OK (although I think this approach is just weird). But it has to work
with the normal resources.

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