[torquedev] Prioritizing jobs by a user himself

Mariusz Mamoński mamonski at man.poznan.pl
Thu Oct 13 08:04:50 MDT 2011

Did you try the qorder command ?

On 13 October 2011 15:35, Jayavant Patil <jayavant.patil82 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>           I am using Torque 3.0.0 and Maui 3.3. My question is as follows:
>           Can a user himself prioritize his own jobs (i.e. move up latest
> submitted job over an earlier submitted job in a queue) ?
>           I know this can be done by a site admin by setspri (Maui command)
> but I don't want this.
>           I tried with qalter -p <priority> jobid in order to increase the
> priority of a latest submitted job, it shows the changed priority in qstat
> -f but it is not going to affect the scheduler generated priority. What I
> want to say is the latest submitted job still remains at bottom of the queue
> even though user changed the job's priority with qalter -p.
>           I am confused that what's the use of qsub -p or qalter -p?
> (Because anyway it will not affect Scheduler's policy generated priority) or
> any solution for this problem?
>           Thanks in advance.
> --
> Regards,
> Jayavant N. Patil.
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