[torqueusers] processor allocation help

David Backeberg david.backeberg at case.edu
Tue Aug 14 15:02:22 MDT 2007


On 8/14/07, Aaron Knister <aaron at iges.org> wrote:
> Something still isn't right. I have two nodes with 8 processors each.
> qsub -l nodes=12 sits in the queue with a "Deferred" state. Any ideas?

Yes. You just said you have two nodes, and you asked for twelve nodes.
Torque decided it will hold your job until it sees you have twelve
nodes. That might be a while if you don't plan on buying more
hardware.
Ask for 2 nodes with six processors per node instead.

qsub -l nodes=2:ppn=6


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