[torqueusers] Making full use of node resources

James A. Peltier jpeltier at cs.sfu.ca
Mon Aug 13 14:02:15 MDT 2007


David Sheen wrote:
> Good morning, everyone.
> 
> I am currently running a cluster with 8 dual-core nodes with TORQUE
> and Maui.  As TORQUE is currently set up, if I submit (say) 16 jobs to
> the cluster, then 8 of them start executing and the other 8 go into
> the queue.  How do I tell TORQUE (or possibly Maui?) that it is OK for
> there to be two (or possibly more?) jobs allocated to a given node?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> David Sheen
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set the np parameter for each node in the 
/var/spool/torque/server_priv/nodes file

atlas np=2
zeus np=32

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