[torqueusers] Re: [Mauiusers] There's any way to allocate nodes by CPUs ?

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Feb 28 19:49:03 MST 2007

On Wed, 14 Feb 2007, Leandro wrote:

> What I need is choose nodes by CPUs in a simpler way than "-l
> nodes=X:ppn=Y" way. What I'm looking for is a "-l cpus=X" and let the
> resource manager/scheduler choose the nodes, packing the tasks in the nodes
> with more CPUs.

-l nodes=X

That gets treated as a request for X CPUs anywhere, as long as X < number of 
nodes.  If you want to do X > number of nodes then you need to set the number 
of nodes in the PBS server by doing:

set server resources_available.nodect = X

How's that ?

Chris (way behind with email)
 Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Deputy Systems Manager
 Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
 Bldg 91, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia

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