Fw: [torqueusers] More newbie questions

Thomas H Dr Pierce TPierce at rohmhaas.com
Fri Jan 19 13:07:58 MST 2007


David,

A quick fix is to use the maui scheduler(maui) instead of the torque 
scheduler (pbs_sched). The maui scheduler implements node to queue mapping 
with torque. 
Make sure you use patch19. 


torqueusers-bounces at supercluster.org wrote on 01/19/2007 02:33:24 PM:

> On 1/19/07, kamil Marcinkowski <kamil at ualberta.ca> wrote:
> > Hello David
> >
> > According to the torque 2.1.6 development notes queue host hostlist 
mapping
> >  isn't implemented yet
> >
> > The qmgr commands following will work:
> > The compute queue will run jobs everywhere the
> > compile queue will only run on the head node.
> >
> >
> > set queue compile queue_type = Execution
> > set queue compile resources_default.host = headnodename
> > set queue compile resources_max.host = headnodename
> > set queue compile resources_min.host = headnodename
> >
> > set queue comute queue_type = Execution
> 
> OK. Thanks. I'm using 2.2.0-snap.200612151700 and the acl_hosts
> hint which Gabe gave seems to be not be working. I have these
> settings for the "short" queue:
> 
>    acl_hosts = n01,n02,...,n18
>    acl_host_enable = false
> 
> (head node name is "master").
> 
> I tried to limit the queue to have no more than 4 jobs on no more
> than 2 nodes by setting:

> 
> but that doesn't seem to do what I hoped. I submitted 6 jobs in
> quick succession. A showq (or qstat -a) shows 4 jobs running,
> 2 jobs queued as hoped. However, one of the jobs is running on
> the head node, which I thought the acl_hosts should have excluded.

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