[torqueusers] scheduling priorities

David Jackson jacksond at clusterresources.com
Thu Mar 17 10:33:54 MST 2005


Michael,

  If you ever have questions regarding priority settings or
configuration, try using the 'mdiag -p' command.  It should provide
significant info regarding configuration settings, priority impact, etc.

Dave

On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 11:04 -0600, Michael T. Campbell wrote:
> Chris,
> 
> Thank you for your response.  This is similar to the example that I have 
> found in the moab.cfg file, but it did not seem to really do anything.  
> According to "showq -i", these groups aren't getting any boost in 
> priority at all - which prompted my original question.
> 
> It was the specification of GROUPWEIGHT that was  the key. After setting 
> this it seems to work great.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> -Mike
> 
> Chris Samuel wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 09:46 am, Michael T. Campbell wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>This is probably a Moab question more than it is a Torque question, but
> >>does anyone out there know offhand an easy way to increase job
> >>priorities a bit for selected groups? We have a set of folks evaluating
> >>our cluster from various universities and we would like to give them
> >>priority for a limited amount of time.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Something like:
> >
> >	GROUPCFG[testers]	PRIORITY=100 
> >        GROUPWEIGHT[0]	1
> >
> >May help ?   That adds a weight based on the UNIX group.
> >
> >cheers,
> >Chris
> >  
> >
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