[torqueusers] assigning resources to a queue

Christina Salls christina.salls at noaa.gov
Tue Apr 24 15:30:25 MDT 2012


On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Gus Correa <gus at ldeo.columbia.edu> wrote:

> On 04/24/2012 04:03 PM, Christina Salls wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 2:56 PM, Gus Correa <gus at ldeo.columbia.edu
> > <mailto:gus at ldeo.columbia.edu>> wrote:
> >
> >     On 04/24/2012 02:31 PM, Christina Salls wrote:
> >      >
> >      >
> >      > On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 1:28 PM, Gus Correa
> >     <gus at ldeo.columbia.edu <mailto:gus at ldeo.columbia.edu>
> >      > <mailto:gus at ldeo.columbia.edu <mailto:gus at ldeo.columbia.edu>>>
> wrote:
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >     On 04/24/2012 01:09 PM, Christina Salls wrote:
> >      > >
> >      > >
> >      > > On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 12:59 PM, David Beer
> >      > > <dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
> >     <mailto:dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>
> >     <mailto:dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
> >     <mailto:dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>>
> >      > <mailto:dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
> >     <mailto:dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>
> >      > <mailto:dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
> >     <mailto:dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>>>> wrote:
> >      > >
> >      > >     Sorry for the confusion, I meant that you should replace
> >      > <specific
> >      > >     node> with the node's name. Thanks for clarifying Gus.
> >      > >
> >      > > Of course, I should have realized that!  Thanks again.
> >      > >
> >      > > Now that I have node n020 assigned to the hydrology queue, will
> >     that
> >      > > make it unavailable to the batch queue?
> >      > >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >     In maui.cfg
> >      >
> >      >     ENABLEMULTIREQJOBS   TRUE
> >      >
> >      >     See the Maui Admin Guide for the meaning:
> >      >
> >
> http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/resources/docs/maui/a.fparameters.php
> >      >
> >      > I am still using the built in scheduler in torque.  I haven't
> >     installed
> >      > maui yet.
> >      >
> >
> >     Not sure if this will work with pbs_sched,
> >     but may be worth trying.
> >
> >     1) In server_priv/nodes add some 'properties' to your nodes,
> >     something like this:
> >
> >     n001 np=8 generic
> >     n002 np=8 generic
> >     ...
> >     n019 np=8 generic
> >     n020 np=8 hydro
> >
> >     'generic' and 'hydro' are node 'properties',
> >     you can call them any string you want, and use as many
> >     'properties' you want/need for each node.
> >
> >
> http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/resources/docs/torque/3-0-3/3.2nodeproperties.php
> >
> http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/resources/docs/torque/3-0-3/4.1queueconfig.php#mapping
> >
> http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/resources/docs/torque/3-0-3/2.1jobsubmission.php
> >
> >     2) Reconfigure slightly your queues to default
> >     to 'generic' and 'hydro' nodes, say:
> >
> >     set queue batch resources_default.neednodes = generic
> >     set queue hydrology resources_default.neednodes = hydro
> >
> >     [unset the previous neednodes = 020 in the hydrology queue].
> >
> >     I hope this helps,
> >     Gus Correa
> >
> >
> > Definitely worth a try - it makes perfect sense.  Thanks for the
> > suggestion.  The only roadblock I am concerned with is the fact that
> > something within torque dynamically modifies the nodes file.  I am
> > hoping it will leave my modifications intact.  I will let you know what
> > happens.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
>
> I edit my nodes file by hand, not with qmgr,
> and never had this problem.
> After editing it, you may need to restart pbs_server,
> and perhaps pbs_sched too.
>
> Thanks Gus!!  You guys were all great.  I really appreciate the help.


> I hope it helps,
> Gus Correa
>
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