[torqueusers] Torque/Maui problem with which nodes are job-exclusive/free

Danny Sternkopf dsternkopf at hpce.nec.com
Tue Oct 19 09:30:06 MDT 2004


> >>
> >>We would expect it will display 'job-exclusive' for both examples. It 
> >>this an bug?
> >
> >
> >No definitively not. The nodes are free due to one free CPU is left on each
> >of them. Maui can start another one CPU per nodes job on the same nodes.
> >
> >Regards,
> Oke,
>  But that is the point i have configured torque/maui so that there is 
> only one job per node. That is why i expect if there is an job scheduled 
> on this node, pbsnodes -a will display that it is 'job-exclusive'.

Okay, I see your point. But I think PBS takes care of the node status.
And PBS knows your are using 1 out of 2 CPUs only. That's what I'am
guessing. PBS doesn't know anything about the Maui configuration.

So don't worry about it. ;-)

Best regards,


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