[torqueusers] Queue Priority question

Ronny T. Lampert telecaadmin at uni.de
Sat Oct 1 05:53:33 MDT 2005


> I have two queues..one at 0 priority the other at 100..
> It appears to me that the priority settings have no effect.

I am not exactly sure, but when you define individual job priorities at qsub
time, you have to have the pbs_sched configured to sort for priority (which
is not in there by default iirc).

I don't know if this is also the case when using 2 queues, but it is worth
at try.
Edit $torque/sched_priv/sched_priv and look at the following keys and also
read the description in the comments:

sort_queues and sort_by

I have:

sort_queues     true    ALL
sort_by: high_priority_first

Cheers,
Ronny


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