[torqueusers] torque 2.1.3 memory management

Troy Baer troy at osc.edu
Tue Oct 17 11:09:19 MDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-10-17 at 18:26 +0200, Krause, Roland wrote:
> I'm trying to use the "mem" attribute with torque. pbsnodes is telling me: physmem=7990036kb.
> If I start a job with
> qsub -V -l nodes=1,mem=10000000kb
> xterm
> ^D
> torque starts this job with no problems. But I obviously requested more than available.
> pmem attribute doesn't work either.
> Any idea?

Which scheduler are you using?  I know Maui and Moab can use memory
limits to determine if a node is suitable for a job or not, but I'm not
so sure about pbs_sched.

Troy Baer                       troy at osc.edu
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