[torqueusers] How to enforce pmem requirements

Prakash Velayutham prakash.velayutham at cchmc.org
Wed Feb 18 09:10:02 MST 2009


I am sure with Moab you can use RESOURCELIMITPOLICY parameter to do  
that. Not sure with Maui though.


On Feb 18, 2009, at 10:58 AM, Roger Moye wrote:

> We have Torque/Moab running on one cluster and Torque/Maui on  
> another.  We encourage our users to use the pmem option to specify  
> their memory requirements in their PBS batch scripts.  Is there a  
> way to get the scheduler to enforce these limits?  That is, if a job  
> attempts to exceed the pmem value we want the scheduler to kill the  
> job just like it would if it exceeded its walltime.  Currently we  
> have a few users who have their jobs exceed their pmem value and the  
> result is trashed nodes because the jobs have consumed too much  
> memory.
> Thanks in advance for any help or advice!
> -Roger
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