[torqueusers] custom route queue

Andrew J Caird acaird at umich.edu
Thu Mar 2 09:56:23 MST 2006

Have you tried putting your logic in a job submission filter?

That might work better than trying to manipulate the job after the fact.


On Thu, 2 Mar 2006, Marcin wrote:

> Hi,
> My cluster consists of mixed machines and I have specific need of
> manipulating submitted jobs. Rules look like this:
> 1) jobs with nodes=(4|8) are rewritten to nodes=1:ppn=(4|8)
> 2) jobs with nodes=x:ppn=(1|2) go into queue y
> 3) jobs with nodes=1:ppn=(4|8) go into queue z
> 4) any remaining - qdel
> My question is - is it possible to achieve in inside torque, using route
> queue? I'm actually using external script with commands qmove, qalter
> and qdel inside, but such solution triggers two bugs inside maui
> scheduler. Reported, of course, with no answer at all. The only solution
> to workaround these bugs is to report class and nodes parameter
> correctly when job is reported to maui first time. Using external script
> means pushing it into route queue, reporting it to maui with given
> parameters and then, after altering by routing script, both nodes
> parameters and qos in maui stay wrong there forever.
> 	Marcin Mogielnicki
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