[torqueusers] Specifying nodes which can be used in array job

Rainer M Krug R.M.Krug at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 00:49:45 MST 2012


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On 09/02/12 23:39, Ken Nielson wrote:
> 
> 
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>> From: "Rainer M Krug" <R.M.Krug at gmail.com> To:
>> torqueusers at supercluster.org Sent: Thursday, February 9, 2012
>> 2:16:07 AM Subject: [torqueusers] Specifying nodes which can be
>> used in array job
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>> Hi
>> 
>> assuming I have cluster of 10 nodes (node01, ... node10), of
>> which I am not the administrator.
>> 
>> Some nodes are setup slightly different, so that a certain job
>> only runs on nodes node01 to node05.
>> 
>> So I would like to submit an array job and specify "only use the 
>> node01, node02, node03, node04 or node05 to run the each
>> individual job".
>> 
>> How can I do that? I know that I can use -l to specify resource 
>> requirements, but if I specify nodes=..., *each* job will
>> allocate *all* nodes for the job, which is not what I want - each
>> individual job should run on one of the nodes.
>> 
>> so:
>> 
>> qsub the_script.sub -t 1-10
>> 
>> and how do I specify the nodes?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Rainer
> 
> Rainer,
> 
> Are there feature (properties) in the nodes files of those hosts
> which would allow you to specify a feature on the qsub line?

No - unfortunately not.

> 
> Ken

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