[torqueusers] walltime or cput?

carlos vasco carles.vasco at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 09:11:18 MST 2007


And for using backfilling, should we use walltime or cputime?

Regards,
Carlos

On 1/29/07, Ronny T. Lampert <telecaadmin at gmail.com> wrote:
> >    I've a question. To limiting the execution time for a job, it's
> > better setting a queue walltime limit or a cput limit? What are the
> > differences?
>
> walltime == total time a job takes as you clock will display
> cpu time == time a job is actively running the CPU
>
> If a job runs for 1 hour walltime at 50% CPU it will have 30 minutes cpu
> time.
>
> Cheers,
> Ronny
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