[torqueusers] Curious question

Fernando Campos fernando.campos at uam.es
Mon Apr 19 10:45:49 MDT 2010


I'm not using Moab neither Maui. Just using pbs_sched (Torque-Scheduler).

Thanks anyway!

Fer.

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 08:41, Christopher Samuel <samuel at unimelb.edu.au>wrote:

>  On 31/03/10 00:55, Charles Johnson wrote:
>
> > About the nodes file ... I have always been under the impression that
> > the nodes file gives an ordering to nodes selected for jobs, i.e.,
> > nodes at the top of the list are considered before nodes at the
> > bottom.
>
> In my experience Moab (and Maui) tend to pick from the end
> of the nodes list by default (assuming those nodes can satisfy
> any resource requests).
>
> On our current SGI cluster I've actually inverted the
> node list to make it start from the top first. :-)
>
> With your issue with seeing is start partway down, are the
> jobs requesting resources that cannot be satisfised by nodes
> further down the list ?
>
> cheers,
> Chris
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