[torqueusers] Memory

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Tue Dec 26 16:55:39 MST 2006

On Tuesday 26 December 2006 22:06, Seb Seb wrote:

> How can I adjust the memory requested by a running job?

qalter should do the trick for you.

> For example, the user has set the memory limit to 16 GB, but the job only
> uses 13 GB, so there are 3 GB wasted. How can I adjust the memory limit
> without killing the job? This way, there will be 3 more GB available for
> other users.

Users can reduce the memory needed by a running job at any point by doing (for 

$ qalter -l mem=13gb $PBS_JOBID

Administrators can increase it as well as reduce it.

 Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Deputy Systems Manager
 Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
 Bldg 91, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia

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