[torqueusers] qsub and resource limits problem.

Gustavo Correa gus at ldeo.columbia.edu
Tue Nov 5 17:40:51 MST 2013


PS - Are you perhaps using blanks/spaces inside the node resource specification to qsub,
around the equal sign?  
qsub may not parse it right with blanks.

Gus Correa
 
On Nov 5, 2013, at 6:42 PM, Gustavo Correa wrote:

> Hi Daniel
> 
> Do you have a $TORQUE/server_priv/nodes file on the pbs_server machine?
> What are its contents?
> Something approximately like this, perhaps (assuming 12 core per node)?
> 
> node01 np=12
> node02 np=12
> ...
> 
> See this:
> 
> http://docs.adaptivecomputing.com/torque/help.htm#topics/1-installConfig/specifyComputeNodes.htm%3FTocPath%3D1.0%20Installation%20and%20configuration|1.2%20Initializing%2FConfiguring%20TORQUE%20on%20the%20server%20%28pbs_server%29|_____1
> 
> If you don't have a node file, after you create one, you need to restart the pbs_server.
> 
> I hope this helps,
> Gus Correa
> 
> On Nov 5, 2013, at 8:01 AM, Daniel Lopes de Carvalho wrote:
> 
>> Hello Guys,
>> 
>> Last week I configured a TORQUE's queue with the following characteristics:
>> 
>> create queue longas
>> set queue longas queue_type = Execution
>> set queue longas Priority = 10000
>> set queue longas resources_max.nodes = 1:ppn=12
>> set queue longas resources_default.nodes = 1:ppn=12
>> set queue longas max_user_run = 4
>> set queue longas enabled = True
>> set queue longas started = True
>> 
>> And after this, the TORQUE is not working properly when I submit a job to this queue. 
>> 
>> If I use the command: 'echo "sleep 300" | qsub-q long-l nodes = 1: ppn = 8' to submit a job, the following message appears:
>> 
>> qsub: Job exceeds queue resource limits MSG = can not satisfy queue max nodes requirement
>> 
>> However, if I use the same command, but adding a 0 in front of 8, the submission normally happens: 'echo "sleep 300" | qsub-q long-l nodes = 1: ppn = 08'
>> 
>> Is there a possibility to fix this and make the TORQUE accepts the first line ('echo "sleep 300" | qsub-q long-l nodes = 1: ppn = 8')?
>> 
>> Thanks and best regards
>> 
>> Daniel
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