[torqueusers] Nodes properties problem ?

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Tue Oct 25 02:57:20 MDT 2005

On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 10:37:49AM +0200, Mathieu OUDART alleged:
> Hi all,
> we use Torque 1.2.0p6 / Maui 3.2.6p14 on our Linux cluster and we have a 
> problem with node properties.
> On our site, node properties are used for partitioning (nodes to queues 
> mapping).
> It seems that any user can override the "resources_default.neednodes = 
> property" by setting explicitly the execution host :  qsub -l 
> nodes=nodename batch.pbs
> Why this behaviour ?
> Is there a Torque (or Maui) parameter to prevent this ?

Yes, it's very annoying.

I've had this patch in production for about 6 weeks:

Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California
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