[torqueusers] Newbie torque script questions

dave first linux4dave at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 11:37:24 MST 2006


I didn't "need" to, I was just trying to test things, and how to manipulate
easily (or not!).  I wasn't interested in setting up a queue of certain
nodes and number of processors available.

I hadn't thought of creating a list like the one you have illustrated.
Hmmmm...



On 12/7/06, Chris Samuel <csamuel at vpac.org> wrote:
>
> On Thursday 07 December 2006 04:15, dave first wrote:
>
> > I want to specify a nodelist other than that which would be
> $PBS_NODEFILE.
>
> Out of interest, why do you need to do this ?
>
> If you need specific nodes for your jobs it would probably be better to
> mark
> them with a node attribute in the servers nodes file and then request the
> attribute.
>
> E.g. you have some specific nodes that can have a "foo" card in them, your
> nodes file could have
>
> node001 np=4
> node002 np=4 foo
> node003 np=4
> node004 np=4 foo
>
> Then when you submit your job you could do:
>
> qsub -l nodes=2:foo pbs-script.sh
>
> and you'd get 2 nodes allocated that have the foo attribute set.
>
> Make sense ?
>
> cheers!
> Chris
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