[torqueusers] Curious question
jdsmit at sandia.gov
Tue Mar 30 08:06:19 MDT 2010
It depends on what you have set for NODEALLOCATIONPOLICY.
Which are you using?
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. We are currently in a down time for refreshing hardware, and
> the whole cluster is quiescent. As a test of hardware we submitted a
> single job suitable for any one of several hundred nodes at the top of
> the nodes file. The job ran on a node roughly halfway down the nodes
> file. Again, there were no other jobs on the cluster.
> I am curious as to why? Any ideas?
> We are using torque 2.4.5 and moab 5.3.6
> Charles Johnson
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