[torqueusers] Unenforced walltimes

garrick at speculation.org garrick at speculation.org
Fri Jun 16 09:43:17 MDT 2006


You will also need $ignwalltime in MOM's config to keep MOM from killing
the job.

And I just noticed that $ignwalltime is missing from the manpage.

On Fri, Jun 16, 2006 at 09:25:49AM -0600, Josh Butikofer alleged:
> Christopher,
> 
> There are two different parameters that can used in Maui's configuration 
> that may help: JOBMAXOVERRUN or WCVIOLATIONACTION. (Both are documented in 
> detail in the Maui Admin Guide at 
> http://www.clusterresources.com/products/maui/docs/a.fparameters.shtml.) 
> You could set the JOBMAXOVERRUN to a large time which would essentially 
> achieve the behavior you've described. You will have to look more closely 
> at WCVIOLATIONACTION to see if any of its possible settings are useful in 
> your case.
> 
> Regards,
> 
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> 
> crowley at uottawa.ca wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I'm configuring a maui/torque queuing system on a private 60 node HPC
> >cluster. I'd like to take advantage of maui's backfilling features, so
> >I've created submit scripts that ask the user for an estimated walltime
> >when a job is submitted. However, I'd prefer if the jobs were not killed
> >when the walltime is up; the walltime would serve only as a way for maui
> >to better schedule the jobs. The obvious potential for abuse is not
> >important because it is used exclusively within a single research group.
> >Is there a way to configure torque/maui to do this?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Christopher Rowley
> >Department of Chemistry
> >University of Ottawa
> >
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