[torqueusers] PBS_NODEFILE incomplete
dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
Mon Dec 20 09:45:25 MST 2010
Can you send in the output of qstat -f for the job, as well as the contents of $PBS_NODEFILE?
----- Original Message -----
> PBS_NODEFILE incomplete
> Dear all,
> I would like to re-open this thread.
> We have exactly the same problem, and I’ve also fiddled for many days
> trying all sorts of configurations to sort the problem out. It’s not
> surprising we have the same problem, since we are running the same
> software (part of our national grid infrastructure, running Glite 3.2
> on SL5.4). The torque and maui packages are installed automatically by
> the grid installation. I am sure that installing later versions would
> fix the problem, but I’m afraid that would break some of the grid
> software which is highly fragile.
> The basic symptom is that PBS_NODEFILE is wrong. If in my job file I
> ask for a certain number of processors so that I can run an MPI job
> across our cluster, only one node is placed in PBS_NODEFILE.
> If I do a checkjob on the job being run, it looks like the right
> number of nodes is being allocated and it shows the names of the nodes
> which are available. However, the job only runs on one of the nodes
> and all my MPI jobs run on that node (far in excess of the actual
> number of
> We are running torque 2.3.6-2cri.el5 and maui
> In my maui.cfg I have
> ENABLEMULTIREQJOBS TRUE
> ENABLEMULTINODEJOBS TRUE
> I have experimented with a wide range of queue configurations, none of
> which worked.
> What should I have in my maui.cfg?
> What are the appropriate torque queue parameters ?
> I want to be able to specify an MPI job runs on p nodes with no more
> than q processes per node.
> If anyone could send me configurations, I’d be very grateful,
> Many thanks
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