[torqueusers] Re: [Mauiusers] maui configure for torque's queues

Hemanth Yamijala yhemanth at yahoo-inc.com
Wed Oct 24 02:07:20 MDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-10-24 at 08:44 +0300, Egor Tur wrote:
> Hi.
> maui 3.2.6p20, torque 2.1.8.
> I want to configure maui for torque queue. For example I have 2 queue in torque - batch & 	special
> I have 4 CPU per node and 100 nodes. 
> ../server_priv/nodes have np=node0001 np=4 and so on.
> I want to use spesial queue for users which have "spesial" additional group (it is not primary group for these users. primary is "cluster" for all users) 

I think you need to set acls on the queue. This should allow only users
in the special group to submit jobs to the special queue. Maybe
acl_groups and acl_groups_enable would help here. Can you look at

> and this queue have next policy:
> running only one job per node and use only one CPU as for serial as for parallel tasks for users with "special" group.
> In batch queue anybody can run jobs but only use 3 CPU per node.
> Torque configured for queue as
> set queue batch queue_type = Execution
> set queue batch resources_default.nodes = 1
> set queue batch resources_default.walltime = 500:00:00
> set queue batch enabled = True
> set queue batch started = True
> special queue have same policy.
> Maui I configure as
> SRCFG[special-queue]   CLASSLIST=special GROUPRLIST=special TPN=1 TASKCOUNT=100 RESOURCES=PROCS:1 HOSTLIST=node0[0-1][0-9][0-9]
> SRCFG[batch-queue]     CLASSLIST=batch GROUPLIST=cluster TPN=3 TASKCOUNT=300 RESOURCES=PROCS:3 HOSTLIST=node0[0-1][0-9][0-9]
> In this case all users (and users wich have not "special" group) can submit jobs to "special" queue. And these jobs allocated on 4 CPU per node (not 1 jobs per 
> node). In batch system situation as same.
> If I can configure torque and maui as I want? 
> I have played with some maui options but has not acceptable result.
> When I try use USERLIST for one user instead GROUPRLIST then jobs for users which not listed in USERLIST always have Q status and locateted in BLOCKED 
> JOBS. I think it will be correct if these jobs will canceled. How can I do this?
> Thanx.
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