[torqueusers] ncpus anyone?

Gabe Turner gabe at msi.umn.edu
Mon Mar 1 14:37:19 MST 2010


On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 01:31:18PM -0800, Garrick Staples wrote:
> >     Resource_List.ncpus = 10
> > 
> > appears in qstat -f's output. I'm wondering if there's anyone out there successfully using this feature, because it looks to me that TORQUE doesn't do anything with ncpus in its current state.
> 
> It requests cpus on 1 machine.  It is useful with large single system image
> machines (SMP or NUMA).

Indeed, and, as such, it has been removed from the pbs_resources and
pbs_resources man pages, while being preserved in some others, e.g.
pbs_resources_irix6.

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Gabe Turner                                             gabe at msi.umn.edu
HPC Systems Administrator,
University of Minnesota
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