[torqueusers] Allocating resources by CPUs

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Tue Mar 13 00:03:05 MDT 2007

On Tue, 13 Mar 2007, Martin Siegert wrote:

> user A wants to run a job using 20 cpus anywhere on the cluster
> user B wants to run a job using 20 cpus with exactly one cpu on each
> node.

Ahh, we don't have any user B cases.   So yes, I see your very valid point.

A quick google reveals we had pretty much the same conversation 14 months ago, 
apologies for having the memory of a goldfish!

At one stage I suggested a '-l cpus=x' option to disambiguate the problem, but 
I can't find which list I suggested it on and I don't recall ever getting a 

 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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