[torqueusers] Requesting by hostname

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Mon Nov 25 11:49:27 MST 2013


Brian,

What John wrote is what we expect. nodes=hostname. That does work. There is
no need to do a number specification. The name implies one node.

Ken


On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 11:38 AM, John Valdes <valdes at anl.gov> wrote:

> Brian,
>
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 05:07:51PM +0000, Andrus, Brian Contractor wrote:
> >
> > We used to be able to request a node by hostname (eg: qsub -I -l
> nodes=1:compute-3-3)
> >
> > Now when this is done, the job sits until an admin gooses it with 'qrun'
> [...]
> > If I request just by hostname:
> >
> > $ qsub -I -l compute-3-3
> >
> > Error allocating memory for add_verify_resources
> >
> > Has something changed with using hostnames when requesting a resources?
>
> What versions of Torque and Maui are you using?  Requesting by
> hostname works for us for various versions of Torque and Maui (torque
> 2.x and 3.0.x + torque sched and maui 3.x), but we use the syntax:
>
>   qsub -I -l nodes=compute-3-3 ...
>
> where "compute-3-3" would be a node hostname.  That is, we don't
> specify a count before the hostname.
>
> John
>
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> valdes at anl.gov                             Argonne National Laboratory
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