[torqueusers] job only runs on 1 cpu

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sat Feb 23 20:55:54 MST 2008

----- "Jan" <jand at uvic.ca> wrote:

Hi Jan,

> I ran into another problem though (that I reported before). Starting a
> job with a script containing as first line
> #PBS -l nodes=1:ppn=8
> works perfectly. The job starts on stikine1 on all 8 cpus.
> However
> #PBS -l nodes=2:ppn=8
> will start the job. qstat -f (see output below) tells me that it is 
> running on 16 cpus but checking with "top" shows that the job is only
> running one 1 cpu on homathko1. I could not find anything in the MOM 
> scripts.

That's odd - what does the PBS script look like ?

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