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

Ryan Thompson ryan at zymeworks.com
Wed Nov 15 16:10:56 MST 2006


Hi Mike,

We currently use an Intel Xeon submit node and all our compute nodes  
are amd opterons.

If you use separate queues it should be fine.

Cheers
--
Ryan Thompson,
HPC Systems Administrator
ryan at zymeworks.com


On Nov 15, 2006, at 2:51 PM, Mike Renfro wrote:

> 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.
>
> -- 
> Mike Renfro  / R&D Engineer, Center for Manufacturing Research,
> 931 372-3601 / Tennessee Technological University -- renfro at tntech.edu
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