[torqueusers] Walltime ellapsed

Joshua Bernstein jbernstein at penguincomputing.com
Thu Dec 17 14:29:18 MST 2009



chris job.fr wrote:
>   I am setting the walltime limits inside Torque. I realise that
> something is incoherent. The default walltime is longer than the max
> walltime of some queues. Perhaps this is the problem. I have corrected
> this mistake.
> 
> here is my pbs environment :
> #
> # Create and define queue opteron32G
> #
> create queue opteron32G
> set queue opteron32G queue_type = Execution
> set queue opteron32G resources_max.walltime = 48:00:00
> ...
> #
> 
> ...
> # Set server attributes.
> #
> set server resources_default.walltime = 72:00:00

This shouldn't be a problem, but you need to make sure that if you want jobs to 
get killed within the walltime of queue opteron32G the job must be sure to run 
inside of that queue.

Are these MPI jobs or serial?

-Josh


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