[torqueusers] Ulimit Help

George Wm Turner turnerg at indiana.edu
Fri Jun 18 07:14:30 MDT 2010


since the processes are spawned from the pbs_mom, these values need to  
for the mom; assuming you start the mom's in /etc/init.d/pms_mom put  
this line before starting the mom

ulimit -l unlimited

george wm turner
high performance systems
812 855 5156



On Jun 18, 2010, at 9:05 AM, Chris Vaughan wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have a customer with the following error with ulimits for the job  
> not being unlimited, does anyone know how to resolve this?  Do I  
> need to have this set when pbs_server and pbs_mom starts?
>
> Thanks,
>
> We've been having problems running Fluent software at our site. It  
> works well when running interactively, but it give errors(see  
> attached error file), when running it in a queue. You'll see in the  
> file attached, it complains about 'locked down' memory, which it  
> tries to use for MPI which is using locked memory for Infiniband  
> communications. The /etc/security/limits.conf file on all nodes reads
> @ *            hard    memlock         unlimited
> @ *            soft    memlock         unlimited
>
>
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