[torqueusers] torque/maui issue?

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Dec 28 15:15:57 MST 2005


On Wednesday 28 December 2005 18:10, Garrick Staples wrote:

> Yes, but "nodes=1:ppn=1" is more instructive.

True enough!

The problem we ran into here is that when users learn that way they then start 
doing "nodes=2:ppn=2" for a 4 CPU job, etc, when they could just as well do 
"nodes=4" and then complain their job won't start when there are 4 free CPUs 
scattered about the cluster. :-)

cheers!
Chris
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