[torqueusers] Setting maximum number of processors per user

abc def cannonjunk at hotmail.co.uk
Fri Dec 3 06:33:39 MST 2010


Thank you very much for both your replies! They were very helpful.
cj

> Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 10:39:47 +1100
> From: samuel at unimelb.edu.au
> To: torqueusers at supercluster.org
> Subject: Re: [torqueusers] Setting maximum number of processors per user
> 
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> On 01/12/10 19:46, abc def wrote:
> 
> > However I can't see how to set a maximum number of
> > processors per user (instead of per job). Is this
> > not possible?
> 
> Yup, it is - but it's controlled by the scheduler not
> by the queuing system.  So you just need to use Maui
> as your scheduler.
> 
> In Moab we use:
> 
> USERCFG[DEFAULT]        MAXPROC=512
> USERCFG[DEFAULT]        MAXJOB=350
> USERCFG[DEFAULT]        MAXIJOB=5
> 
> to limit users to a maximum of 512 cores over 350 jobs
> and they can only have 5 jobs waiting to run at any point
> (the others are marked as blocked until one of the waiting
> ones starts).
> 
> How's that ?
> 
> cheers,
> Chris
> - -- 
>  Christopher Samuel - Senior Systems Administrator
>  VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computational Initiative
>  Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
>          http://www.vlsci.unimelb.edu.au/
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