[torqueusers] resources_default on routing queues?
garrick at clusterresources.com
Wed Oct 11 10:58:22 MDT 2006
On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 02:21:21PM +0200, Ramon Bastiaans alleged:
> Yes that would be what I really want, but the problem here is 3rd party
> software. Our cluster is connected to the EGEE grid, where users submit
> to specific queues (with certain default lengths).
> Walltime specification is not mandatory in their middleware and
> currently they do not seem very eager to change that.
> Now specifying extra routing queues with some sets of default resources
> would still allow for some semi-efficient scheduling rather than having
> all gridjobs run with the same 24h walltime. And also to reintegrate the
> grid jobs with our existing queues for local users.
> So my hands are a little tied here I'm afraid.. ;/
So make it an execution queue?
> - Ramon.
> Garrick Staples wrote:
> >On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 10:42:43AM +0200, Ramon Bastiaans alleged:
> >>Is there any way to get resources_default settings applied to jobs when
> >>entering a routing queue and retaining those resources while entering
> >>the next execution queue?
> >>I have created a extra routing queue, in which I want all jobs that are
> >>submitted there to have a specific default walltime and enter the
> >>correct execution queue accordingly.
> >>However it doesn't seem to work and the jobs still end up with the first
> >>execution queues resource defaults. I have tried enabling:
> >>set server queue_centric_limits = True
> >>But it still does not work as I would expect it.
> >>Anyone have any tips on how to achieve this?
> >No, there is currently no way to do this.
> >What you really want to do is get the users to specify the appropriate
> >walltime, not the appropriate queue, and let the job route to the
> >correct queue based on the supplied walltime.
> >In your example, I'd just make grid_short an execution queue with
> >resources_default.neednodes = serial and not worry about the routing.
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