[torqueusers] Supporting adaptive scheduling of jobs

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Mon Mar 7 15:55:42 MST 2005


On Sat, 5 Mar 2005 09:28 am, Prakash Velayutham wrote:

> Does Torque support adaptive scheduling? By this I
> mean if a user can initially request a specific number of CPUs
> and then based on the complexity of the job decide to ask for
> more or give up some of the assigned CPUs.

Hmm, from memory I believe that you can use qalter to change the number of 
CPUs you want whilst the job is queued waiting to run, but once it the job is 
launched I don't think it can be altered any more.

Chris
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