[torqueusers] Max mem

Jacques Foury Jacques.Foury at math.u-bordeaux1.fr
Mon Mar 27 17:14:08 MST 2006


Seb Seb a écrit :

> Dear All,
>  
> Is there a way to automaticaly kill jobs which use more memory than 
> the amount specified by -l mem = xx mb or by resources_max.mem = xx mb ?
>  
> For exemple, for a queue where resources_max.mem is 6 GB, a job which 
> uses 9 GB of memory runs without any problem. How to avoid this and 
> automaticaly kill the job?
>  
> Best regards,
> Seb
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------


We use MAUI to do such a job :

RESOURCELIMITPOLICY     MEM:ALWAYS:SUSPEND

Here we suspend the job, and then ask the user what to do : expand the 
mem value or qdel the job... but you can tell MAUI to kill the job !

-- 
Jacques Foury
Ingénieur d'études
Laboratoire de Mathématiques Appliquées de Bordeaux
Université Bordeaux 1




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