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

Jack Wilkinson jwilkinson at stoneeagle.com
Mon Jul 30 08:40:48 MDT 2012

Looks like we're running the built in pbs scheduler.

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From: torqueusers-bounces at supercluster.org [mailto:torqueusers-bounces at supercluster.org] On Behalf Of André Gemünd
Sent: Monday, July 30, 2012 2:40 AM
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Subject: Re: [torqueusers] A couple of user based questions...

> 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?

That depends on the scheduler setup. You have to check if you are using maui/moab, or pbs_sched (the builtin scheduler). 
For Maui/Moab, have a look at NODEALLOCATIONPOLICY http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/resources/docs/maui/5.2nodeallocation.php


André Gemünd
Fraunhofer-Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing andre.gemuend at scai.fraunhofer.de
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