[torqueusers] Scheduling question

Tom Rudwick tomr at intrinsity.com
Wed Oct 15 13:03:41 MDT 2008

If you set the max_load and ideal_load to fairly low values, the node
will be marked "busy" when the user has processes running. You can
also set a "nice" value on the torque jobs to minimize their interference
with the desktop user.


Mehdi Sheikhalishahi wrote:
> Hi,
>  I've installed Torque as local resource manager on some computers
> which have real users. I mean they are Desktop systems. I'd like that
> Torque jobs only be executed on computers when real users don't have
> any process or system is idle. When users use system Torque jobs only
> got 10% of processor and the other be for real users. How can I do
> this?

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