[torqueusers] Creating a queue for certain nodes

Steve Young chemadm at hamilton.edu
Tue Oct 21 07:09:22 MDT 2008


I think you want

set queue node11 resources_default.neednodes =  node11

  instead of:

set queue node11 resources_default.nodes = node11

Hope this helps,

-Steve


On Oct 20, 2008, at 9:54 PM, SCIPIONI Roberto wrote:

> Dear all,
>
>
> I tried to create a queue that puts the jobs only in the node 11
>
> The extract from the command pbsnodes tells me that
>
> slavenode11
>     state = free
>     np = 8
>     properties = big,8core,node11
>     ntype = cluster
>     status = opsys=linux,uname=Linux SLAVENODE11 2.6.5-7.244-smp #1  
> SMP Mon Dec 12 18:32:25 UTC 2005 x86_64,sessions=? 15201,nsessions=?  
> 15201 
> ,nusers 
> = 
> 0 
> ,idletime 
> = 
> 7342331 
> ,totmem 
> = 
> 12366300kb 
> ,availmem 
> = 
> 12271880kb 
> ,physmem 
> = 
> 8157292kb 
> ,ncpus=8,loadave=0.11,netload=64966591093066,state=free,jobs=?  
> 15201,rectime=1224551444
>
>
> so, it has been given a property     node11
>
> then I created a queue
>
>
> create queue node11
> set queue node11 queue_type = Execution
> set queue node11 resources_default.nodes = node11
> set queue node11 resources_default.walltime = 24:00:00
> set queue node11 max_user_run = 5
> set queue node11 enabled = True
> set queue node11 started = True
>
>
> But when I submit a job with the script
>
>
> #!/bin/sh
> ###########################################################
> #PBS -N TEST
> #PBS -l walltime=100:00:00
> #PBS -l nodes=1:ppn=4
> ############################################################
> cd ${PBS_O_WORKDIR}
> .
> .
>
>
> using the command
>
>
> qsub -q node11 script.sh
>
>
> the job would go to the fiorst available node on the list
>
> /server_priv/nodes
>
> and NOT on the node11.
>
> That differs to waht specified in the manual of Torque on section  
> 4.1.4
>
>
> Any suggestions to why it does not work ?
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> Roberto Scipioni
> WPI-MANA
> Japan
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