[torqueusers] checkjob shows 16-CPU job when extra CPUs were not requested

Al Taufer ataufer at clusterresources.com
Thu May 22 09:38:02 MDT 2008


Peter,

You might want to try one of the latest Torque snapshots dated May 19, 
2008 or later.  A new configure option has been added.  This option 
--enable-maxnotdefault will make it so Torque does not use resources_max 
for the queue or server as defaults for jobs.

Al

Peter van Heusden wrote:
> Thanks Al. Seems very non-intuitive though - I thought resources_max
> specifies the *maximum* resources a job can require? And then
> resources_available is how much is available...
>
> Oh well, I guess I also need to explicitely specify resources_default
> for the queue (or for the server)?
>
> Peter
>
> Al Taufer wrote:
>   
>> If you have set your resources_max.ncpus to 16, then that is probably
>> where the value is coming from.
>>
>> Torque applies values to resource attributes in the following order:
>>
>> 1) Apply values specified on job submission
>> 2) Apply values from queue resources_defaults for attributes that are
>> not yet set
>> 3) Apply values from server resources_defaults for attributes that are
>> yet not set
>> 4) Apply values from queue resources_max for attributes that are not yet
>> set
>> 5) Apply values from server resources_max for attributes that are not
>> yet set
>>
>> Al
>>
>>
>> Peter van Heusden wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> I'm running Torque 2.3.0 with Maui 3.2.6 p 19. We have a queue
>>> configured in Torque with resources_max.ncpus and
>>> resources_available.ncpus. A job submitted with a simple qsub -q long
>>> somehow ends up with 16 CPUs dedicated (as shown by maui's checkjob).
>>>
>>> Any idea how this happens? Is there some default for the number of CPUs
>>> to use set somewhere?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Peter
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