[torqueusers] How to make "qsub -p" function

Ronny T. Lampert telecaadmin at uni.de
Mon Aug 28 10:10:30 MDT 2006

> We are using maui-3.2.6p13 with torque 2.0.0p4.  Currently, "qsub -p" is
> not function properly for the user. For example, a job with lower priority
> According to the documentation, the "-p" option was turned off by default.
>    How can I make it function again that will work with positive and
> negtive value?

Easy. You have to tell the default scheduler pbs_sched (assuming you are
using this one) to consider this value.

This is done by setting this key:

sort_by: high_priority_first

in the config file TORQUE_HOME/sched_priv/sched_config

Restart the pbs_sched and it should work.


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