[torqueusers] Setting up torque on PC to test scripts?

Rainer M Krug R.M.Krug at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 02:03:13 MST 2012


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On 13/02/12 16:53, Gustavo Correa wrote:
> 
> On Feb 13, 2012, at 6:42 AM, Rainer M Krug wrote:
> 
> Hi
> 
> I am thinking of setting up a dummy cluster on my local PC to test
> my submit scripts. Is this easily possible? Or is there even a
> virtual machine to download which has torque installed? That would
> be the easiest.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Rainer
> 
>> Hi Rainer
> 
>> We did this on a few machines here, and a lot of people also use
>> Torque in a single machine, as it is very convenient to schedule
>> and control jobs.

Interesting - I'll look into that.

> 
>> Many Linux distributions have Torque packages. That is the fast
>> way to install it. Check with your 'yum', 'apt-get' or similar.

I am on Ubuntu and torque is there - great.

I am just in the process of installing it.

>> However, I don't think there is Maui also, but I haven't checked
>> this lately.
> 
>> If you want full control, choose the release, etc, you can
>> download and install both from source in your standalone
>> machine. Then run the three daemons, pbs_server, maui [or if you
>> prefer it, pbs_server], and pbs_mom on that machine. The setup
>> for queues, etc, is about the same. It is simpler if you allow
>> the server name just default to 'localhost'.

Sounds easy - do I have to configure afterwards manually, or is the
default fine? It would be a single machine (dual core) install?

Rainer
> 
>> I hope this helps, Gus Correa
> 
>> 
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