[torqueusers] Job Allocation on Nodes

glen.beane at gmail.com glen.beane at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 14:47:36 MST 2012

What scheduler are you using? If you are using Moab or Maui you want the EXACTNODE node match policy instead of the default EXACTPROC

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On Mar 7, 2012, at 4:26 PM, "Svancara, Randall" <rsvancara at wsu.edu> wrote:

> Perhaps this question has been answered before.  I have users who want to distribute jobs equally amongst nodes.  What I am observing at the moment is that when a user submits a job with nodes=12:ppn=3, the job uses three nodes with 12 cores per node.  Is there a way to make the job use only three cores per node.  How can I prevent this or setup some kind of affinity for following the user’s job requirements?
> I have looked node_pack, but I am unsure if this does what I need.  Currently node_pack is set to false.
> Thanks,
> Randall Svancara
> High Performance Computing Systems Administrator
> Washington State University
> 509-335-3039
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