[torqueusers] Upgrade torque and continue

Dave Jackson jacksond at clusterresources.com
Wed Dec 14 15:26:32 MST 2005


Troy,

  We have had folks approach 10,000,000 jobs.  No problems reported to
date.  The code architecture should support 100 million - 1 and then
roll back to 1.

Dave

On Wed, 2005-12-14 at 17:16 -0500, Troy Baer wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-12-14 at 14:44 +0000, David Golden wrote:
> > > Also, how to reset the job id numbering?
> > 
> > I don't know how to except by brute force wiping-reinitialising
> > - but I have wondered for a while do they  grow indefinitely or hit
> > some limit and loop? Out-of-box, C lacks true bignums, so 
> > there's very likely an arbitrary limit somewhere, but
> > maybe it's 32- or 64- bit, which we're fairly unlikely to hit...
> >
> > (We're currently at 14218, so we _are_ therefore just about coming into
> > ranges where problems occasionally begin to occur with some software, 
> > particularly old stuff in C (the ol' (2^N)-1; 16383, 32767,
> > 65535...))
> 
> The highest jobid I've had on an OpenPBS (i.e. pre-TORQUE) system is
> well over 400000.  I wouldn't expect trouble until somewhere in the
> millions, if not higher.
> 
> 	--Troy



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