[torqueusers] A couple of user based questions...

David Beer dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com
Fri Jul 27 09:20:27 MDT 2012


pbsnodes should tell you the status of the nodes in the system. Check out
the man page, there are many different options for this command to check on
the status of your cluster.

David

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 9:18 AM, Jack Wilkinson
<jwilkinson at stoneeagle.com>wrote:

>  Dear list members,  I hope I’m not mis-asking some questions, but you
> seem to be pretty much my only resource at this point-in-time.
>
>
>
> 1)      We have a small batch farm, 1 head box, 4 batch boxes.  Assuming
> that the head box is running, is there a command that I can issue to find
> out which of the batch boxes are running?
>
>  2)      I did not configure this setup.  The only way I’ve found to be
> able to spread four jobs across the four boxes is to specifically request a
> node by name.  For example:
> #PBS –l nodes=1:ppn=1
> #PBS –l nodes=vpaybatch01   (and here, for each of the remaining files I
> do 02, 03, 04)
> Is there some way that I can just qsub four jobs and have them each go to
> the next available batch box?
>
>
>
> Thank you!
>
>
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David Beer | Software Engineer
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