[torqueusers] Increasing available slot for a job while running

Ken Nielson knielson at clusterresources.com
Tue Jun 23 08:44:12 MDT 2009

Moab will let you know when cores are available on torque.

Charles Vejnar wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a program which can use multiple cores on the same machine. In our 
> cluster we have machines with 16 cores. But if I use the "ppn=16" parameter, 
> my job waits until one machine is entirely free.
> I was wondering if there is a possible way to notify a running job when a slot 
> is free on the same machine (so the program can use it).
> Is something like this available in Torque ? Or did someone have a independant 
> (of Torque) solution ? With another grid engine ?
> Regards,
> Charles
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