[torqueusers] max job id number?

Steve Snelgrove ssnelgrove at clusterresources.com
Wed Apr 2 09:46:08 MDT 2008


Brock Palen wrote:
> I know someone must have asked this before, but we just rolled over 1 
> million jobs, and already have over 1.3 million in gold.
>
> What is the max job id?  Is it just 32 bit int?  (2^32)/2-1? Just 
> curios, as we do many tools based on job ids always getting bigger.
>
>
> Brock Palen
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> Center for Advanced Computing
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One thing you might think of is that if the old jobs are gone and 
therefore the id number does not really matter anymore, you could use 
the qmgr command to set the job number counter back to one.

$ qmgr -c 'set server next_job_number = 1'




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