[torqueusers] limiting resource usage with torque

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Thu Jan 19 19:44:57 MST 2012


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On 15/12/11 22:28, Arnau Bria wrote:

> After some debugging we found the source. MAUI was reserving 6gb of mem
> for each job. so, 4 jobs*6gb of mem = 24gb. All the mem was reserved
> for those 4 jobs and the node is not selected for running more.

I'm a bit puzzled as to why you think this is a problem - your jobs were
requesting 6GB vmem (swap) each and your node has 24GB swap and you
didn't set a queue limit on pvmem to stop jobs requesting 6gb pvmem from
being requested.

cheers,
Chris
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    Christopher Samuel - Senior Systems Administrator
 VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
 Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
         http://www.vlsci.unimelb.edu.au/

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