[torqueusers] vmem

Delphine Ramalingom delphine.ramalingom at univ-reunion.fr
Thu Nov 14 21:30:35 MST 2013


Thanks for your response.

I set $ignvmem false few months ago because the server usually crashed
when the job was submit.

So I use  free -m and see the value of swap. Is it correct for the vmem value ?


Regards
Delphine

2013/11/14  <Gareth.Williams at csiro.au>:
> Or just keep doubling the vmem request and resubmitting the job until it
> works (no admin action required). The tune the request back down.
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> Gareth
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> From: David Beer [mailto:dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com]
> Sent: Thursday, 14 November 2013 3:41 AM
> To: Torque Users Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [torqueusers] vmem
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> Delphine,
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> I'm not certain how to get a good value for vmem other than through
> empirical use. One possible way to do this would be to set
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> $ignvmem true
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> in the mom's config file and reboot the mom. This parameter makes it so that
> the mom will not kill the job for going over the limit. Then you could see
> about how much the job uses and make your requests based on that.
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> David
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> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 6:09 AM, Delphine Ramalingom
> <delphine.ramalingom at univ-reunion.fr> wrote:
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> Hi,
>
> I have a problem with vmem. How can I know the value I should fix to
> vmem in my script ?
> I put
> #PBS -l nodes=1:ppn=1,mem=28gb,vmem=28gb
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> and I have the error message :
> =>> PBS: job killed: vmem 37569708032 exceeded limit 30064771072
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> We have Torque + maui installed and configured to cancel job that exceed
> limits.
>
> Regards
> Delphine
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