[torqueusers] tracejob output question

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 09:54:26 MDT 2008


I think this reports the peak memory usage.  this is from
src/resmom/linux/mom_mach.c in mom_set_use():


lp = &pres->rs_value.at_val.at_size.atsv_num;  lnum = (mem_sum(pjob) + 1023)
>> pres->rs_value.at_val.at_size.atsv_shift;    /* as KB */

*lp = MAX(*lp, lnum);




On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 8:19 PM, Chris Samuel <csamuel at vpac.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> We've just been asked by one of our users:
>
> > Tracejob shows the memory (and virtural memory) used by
> > a program. Is that the peak memory used? Average memory
> > used? or what.
>
> Now we know that tracejob grabs stuff out of the PBS logs,
> but the question is still are the numbers that are recorded
> there the:
>
> 1) Maximum usage
> 2) Average usage
> 3) Usage when job ended (or last measured)
> 4) Something else
>
> Any ideas ?
>
> cheers!
> Chris
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