[torqueusers] Associating a queue with specific nodes

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Tue Jan 2 11:09:32 MST 2007


On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 03:29:46PM -0500, Thomas H Dr Pierce alleged:
> Dear Torque Users,
> 
> I think I am trying to do simple batch management with Torque.
> 
> I want to use have two queues that execute jobs on different specific 
> nodes. Then I think it is a good idea to have a default queue as well.
> 
> So I want to have a queue called "fast" that runs on node07 or node08 , 
> which are the fast nodes.... So I set two nodes to have a property = 
> d1950, and tried to require that property in the "fast" queue.
> 
> I want to have a queue called "medium" that executes jobs on node53 and 
> node54 , which are medium speed nodes. So i set two nodes to have the 
> property= d1850, and tried to set the "medium" queue to require that 
> property.
> 
> Eventually I would add a Engineering queue to run on 4 other separate 
> nodes that are licensed for engineering software, but I thought I should 
> have the "fast" and "medium" queue working before I tried that. 
> 
> and, of course, it does not work.... Everything just runs on node07, the 
> first node in the nodes list.  I cannot get any job to be submitted to the 
> node53 or node54, and all queues execute jobs on node07. 
> 
> How can I partition the cluster out so I can assign node07 and node08 to a 
> specific queue, and node53 and node54 to a different queue?
> 
> All help is appreciated. Thanks. 
> 
> background data: 
> the Daemons running are:
> 
> *********************************************************
> ******************  The Silvio Cluster  *****************
> **   This Node is Master node for the Silvio Cluster   **
> *********************************************************
> [root at silvio ~]# ps aux |grep pbs
> root      1215  0.0  0.0  3812 1348 ?        Ss   Dec19   0:13 
> ./pbs_server
> root     29220  0.0  0.0  4516 1040 ?        Ss   Dec24   5:51 pbs_mom
> root     29392  0.0  0.0  3760  828 ?        Ss   Dec26   0:01 ./pbs_sched
> root      6173  0.0  0.0  4012  680 pts/1    S+   15:09   0:00 grep pbs


The "resources_default.neednodes" method is a feature of maui/moab, not
of pbs_sched.



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