[torqueusers] Does anyone use #shared?
dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
Tue Apr 17 09:34:35 MDT 2012
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 8:11 PM, Christopher Samuel
<samuel at unimelb.edu.au>wrote:
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> On 10/04/12 07:34, David Beer wrote:
> > Does anyone out there used shared execution slots? This feature
> > allows any number of jobs to be assigned to the same execution
> > slot, as long as the job requests only a shared processor. I don't
> > know of any customer that uses these, and I'd like to remove the
> > code to support this from the post 4.0 TORQUE (trunk in
> > subversion).
> I've never heard of it before.. :-)
> At VPAC we did use the "ts" option to mark the login node as
> "timeshared" for jobs on the copyq (an idea shamelessly knocked off
> from APAC/NCI/ANU in Canberra - Hi Dave) but I'm not sure if it ever
> got much use.
> But no, I don't believe we use shared at all here.
Perhaps I'm using the wrong name for it. A #shared request in qsub would
request a timeshared node. Again, I don't believe that this feature is
compatible with Moab or Maui. Do you still use this feature Chris? How
upset would you be if this feature didn't exist in the release after 4.0.*?
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> VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
> Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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