[torqueusers] Queue Node Type and ppn

Jan Kasiak j.kasiak at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 15:23:19 MDT 2011


Gareth,

I had started to write my own wrapper to the qsub binary. I didnt know that
torque had submit filter support. I will proceed with this option and see
how it goes.

Many Thanks,
-Jan
On Oct 24, 2011 4:32 PM, <Gareth.Williams at csiro.au> wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jan Kasiak [mailto:j.kasiak at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, 23 October 2011 10:10 AM
> > To: torqueusers at supercluster.org
> > Subject: [torqueusers] Queue Node Type and ppn
> >
> > Hello Everyone,
> >
> > I'm using torque-3.0.0 and maui-3.3_pbs
> > I have searched far and wide for a solution to this problem..and I
> > can't find out how to set this up.
> > I have 3 node types: (13) * p5300, (16) * p5400 and (39) * towel (set
> > in my nodes file):
> >
> > towel01 np=12 towel
> > ...
> > p530001 np=8 p5300
> > ...
> > p540001 np=8 p5400
> > ...
> >
> > I want to prevent users from mixing node types for their jobs.
> >
> > I want to set up 3 queues, one for each node type, in such a way that
> > if you submit to queue p5300, it will error for the following:
> > qsub -I -q p5300 -lnodes=14:ppn=8 (more than 13 nodes)
> > qsub -I -q p5300 -lnodes=13:ppn=9 (ppn greater than available for
> > p5300)
> > qsub -I -q p5300 -lnodes=2:ppn=9 (ppn greater than available for p5300)
> >
> > Is this possible to set up?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > -Jan Kasiak
>
> Hi Jan,
>
> I'll stick my neck out and state that the only way to reject jobs based on
> the nodes and ppn as you would like is to use a submit filter.
>
> The rest can be done with reservations for each type of nodes and
> queues/classes that can access those reservations, or maybe just with types
> and defaults on queues.
>
> Gareth
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