[torqueusers] requesting consumable generic resources

Gareth.Williams at csiro.au Gareth.Williams at csiro.au
Thu Oct 14 22:03:04 MDT 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Krause [mailto:grid-admin at mpib-berlin.mpg.de]
> Sent: Friday, 15 October 2010 12:54 AM
> To: torque Users Mailing List
> Subject: [torqueusers] requesting consumable generic resources
> Hi all,
> I am trying to figure out how to correctly request a generic resource
> specified with qsub or a "#PBS"-statement.
> I read some documentation and got really confused. It seems one can
> define a resource (here attribute) with each mom on every node in
> mom_priv/config.
> One could also define an attribute in sched_priv/nodes.
> At the moment I specified the nodes' resources in maui.cfg in the form:
> NODECFG[node-X] GRES=softwareXY:1
> My questions are:
> 1) is this the right place to define this?
> 2) how does one request this consumable resource,
> I tried "qsub -l software=...", "qsub -W x="..." as found in the
> documentation, but none of this works.
> Please point me to the right direction here.
> best,
> --
> Michael Krause
> MPI for Lifespan Psychology

Hi Michael,

I guess this is really a maui rather than a torque question...  However, what you have looks right to me.  We have a similar setup working (with moab and moab.cfg) and using
qsub -W x=GRES:thing+1 or -l software=thing

-- Gareth

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