[torqueusers] Restricting allocation of certain node types

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Sun Oct 7 20:52:07 MDT 2012


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On 07/10/12 10:28, Suraj Prabhakaran wrote:

> Here, I would like to have maui allocate only the "slow" nodes by 
> default. If the slow nodes are not available and a new job with a 
> simple request "-l nodes=1" comes up, it should be queued rather
> than having a fast node allocated for it. However, of course if the
> "fast" job is explicitly asked for, then it can be scheduled. That
> is "-l nodes=1:fast"  should be accepted and allocated one of the
> free fast nodes.
> 
> Is there a way to do this?

I suspect that you would need to do that with a standing reservation
(SRCFG) and settings ACLs such that only jobs that are in a special
queue or request a special resource are granted access.

cheers!
Chris
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