[torqueusers] Want to let pbs script use different cores from different nodes.

Gabe Turner gabe at msi.umn.edu
Tue Nov 15 22:53:58 MST 2011

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 12:07:12PM +0800, Hongsheng Zhao wrote:
> Hi all,
> Suppose I've two nodes with one have 8 cores and the others have 16 
> cores.   I want to write a pbs script which can use these 24 cores from 
> these two nodes at the same time.  What's the the corresponding command 
> should be used in the pbs script?  Any hints will be highly appreciated.

The following should get you 8 cores on one node, and 24 on another node:

#PBS -l nodes=1:ppn=8+1:ppn=16


Gabe Turner                                             gabe at msi.umn.edu
HPC Systems Administrator,
University of Minnesota
Supercomputing Institute                          http://www.msi.umn.edu

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