[torqueusers] static and dynamic resources in pbs_mom config

Jay Srinivasan jay at nersc.gov
Thu Mar 12 13:25:25 MDT 2009


Hi,

I've not got any response to this, so I'm resending it (and cc'ing Moab 
users). Could anyone clarify if Torque supports dynamic resources?

Thanks

Jay

On 2/19/2009 12:02 PM, Jay Srinivasan wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I'm trying to set some static and/or dynamic resources in the pbs_mom 
> config and I can't seem to get it to work.
> 
> - First I add, to the config file for each pbs_mom, lines such as
> 
> somename 1
> 
> or
> 
> othername !/path/to/some/exe
> 
> where /path/to/some/exe just returns '1' (for example)
> 
> - Restart MOM
> 
> - run pbsnodes <nodename>
> 
> I would expect that 'somename' or 'othername' show up in the status line 
>  output from pbsnodes, but it does not. Log of pbs_mom shows lines such as:
> 
> 02/19/2009 11:41:08;0002;   pbs_mom;Svr;read_config;processing config 
> line 'othername !/path/to/some/exe
> 02/19/2009 11:41:08;0080;   pbs_mom;n/a;add_static;config[11] add name 
> othername value !/path/to/some/exe
> 02/19/2009 11:41:08;0002;   pbs_mom;Svr;read_config;processing config 
> line 'somename 1
> 02/19/2009 11:41:08;0080;   pbs_mom;n/a;add_static;config[12] add name 
> somename value 1
> 
> momctl query output for the two resources shows:
> 
> momctl -q othername -h nodename
>        nodename:    othername = 'othername=1'
> momctl -q somename -h nodename
>        nodename:     somename = 'somename=1'
> 
> 
> Submitting jobs with qsub -lsomename=1 or -lothername=1 fails as Torque 
> says resources cannot be satisfied.
> 
> I've tried with Torque 2.3.0 and 2.3.6 with no luck and I'm using Maui 
> as the scheduler (3.2.6p1.20)
> 
> Any suggestions,
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jay
> 
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