[torqueusers] New: C scheduler -> maui help

Paul Raines raines at nmr.mgh.harvard.edu
Mon Oct 3 11:41:55 MDT 2005


On Mon, 3 Oct 2005, Chris Johnson wrote:

>     Hi again,
>
>     Still trying to duplicate existing C scheduler functionality in
> maui here.  So far so good.
>
>     The C scheduler allows Torque to have queue priorities.  Example,
> two queues, a and b, with priorites a 10 an b 20.  If I submit jobs to
> both, those in b will be run first.  If jobs from a are running, the
> next job to run will be from b in there are any.
>
>     I was hoping that it would be as simple as
>
> CLASSCFG[a]  PRIORITY=10
> CLASSCFG[b]  PRIORITY=20
>
> but that doesn't seem to be the case.  Any ideas?  Help appreciated as
> always.

What do you mean by not always the case?  Does a 20:10 priority ratio more
likely mean 20 jobs from b will run for every 10 in a?  Not just that all
b will run before a.


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