[torqueusers] torque 2.1.3 memory management

Krause, Roland Roland.Krause at amtc-dresden.com
Wed Oct 18 01:19:24 MDT 2006


I'm using pbs_sched.
Should I switch to maui cluster scheduler?
How much are the efforts, if I do so

Regards,
Roland 

-> -----Original Message-----
-> From: Troy Baer [mailto:troy at osc.edu] 
-> Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 7:09 PM
-> To: Krause, Roland
-> Cc: torqueusers at supercluster.org
-> Subject: Re: [torqueusers] torque 2.1.3 memory management
-> 
-> 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
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