[torqueusers] ppn and tnp syntax

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 13:09:29 MST 2008


I think tpn is another resource separate from nodes, like walltime,
while ppn is part of the nodes resource. The resource request list is
a comma separated list of resources and values:

-l nodes=2:ppn=4,walltime=12:00:00



On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 3:01 PM, Brock Palen <brockp at umich.edu> wrote:
> Just a little nit picking,
>
> ppn syntax is  nodes=2:ppn=4
> tpn syntax is nodes=2,tpn=4
>
> Why is one : and the other , ?  Is it how it is handled internally? From a
> users point of view, they both are just ways of saying the resources you
> need, and the change is so subtle that it is missed more than once around
> here.
>
> Input?
>
>
> Brock Palen
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> Center for Advanced Computing
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