[torqueusers] Xeon submit host for both Xeon and Opteron nodes?

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Wed Nov 15 16:07:04 MST 2006


On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 04:51:02PM -0600, Mike Renfro alleged:
> I'm pretty sure I know the answer to this, but if I'm wrong, I 
> definitely need to be corrected before I make a bad purchase.
> 
> I've currently got 17 Xeon nodes attached to various queues and running 
> pbs_mom, and a Xeon submit host running pbs_server and Maui. If I add on 
> some Opteron nodes running pbs_mom into other queues, can I manage both 
> sets of nodes from the one Xeon submit host?
> 
> I'm >99% certain the answer is "yes, this is ok, people have been doing 
> this for years", since the submit host only handles accounting and 
> delegation of jobs, but I want to make absolutely certain. Thanks.

Absolutely, though you probably want to add an Opteron submit host just
so that users can compile 64bit programs.



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