[torqueusers] Job array throttling

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Fri Jul 11 22:32:27 MDT 2008


----- "Gabe Turner" <gabe at msi.umn.edu> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 01:51:43PM +1000, Chris Samuel wrote:
> > Set MAXIJOB to 1 (or 5, or whatever you wish) and then
> > add to your moab.cfg:
> > 
> > DISPLAYFLAGS    HIDEBLOCKED
> > 
> > to block the display of other users blocked jobs.
> 
> Hrm, that is intriguing.  My concern would be that users
> who submit jobs that get blocked may believe their jobs
> somehow failed to enter the queue.

Ah, but notice that I said it blocked the display of
*other* users blocked jobs ? :-)

Viz our "big" (for Australia) cluster currently shows:

blocked jobs-----------------------
JOBID              USERNAME      STATE PROCS     WCLIMIT            QUEUETIME

430846              csamuel  BatchHold     8  4:00:00:00  Fri Jun 20 13:49:16
430847              csamuel  BatchHold     8  4:00:00:00  Fri Jun 20 13:49:17
433519              csamuel  BatchHold     8  4:00:00:00  Mon Jun 23 09:34:24
433520              csamuel  BatchHold     8  4:00:00:00  Mon Jun 23 09:34:25

9 blocked jobs

Total jobs:  281

cheers,
Chris
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