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

Gustavo Correa gus at ldeo.columbia.edu
Tue Feb 14 11:11:22 MST 2012

On Feb 14, 2012, at 4:03 AM, Rainer M Krug wrote:

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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

Not sure about Ubuntu.
On Fedora it was plug and play, the defaults were fine.
All I needed to do was to setup queues, etc, and use chkconfig [now systemctl, argh!]
to start pbs_server, pbs_sched, and pbs_mom during init/boot.

I hope this helps,
Gus Correa

>>> I hope this helps, Gus Correa
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