I didn't "need" to, I was just trying to test things, and how to manipulate easily (or not!). I wasn't interested in setting up a queue of certain nodes and number of processors available.<br><br>I hadn't thought of creating a list like the one you have illustrated. Hmmmm...
<br><br><br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 12/7/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Chris Samuel</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
On Thursday 07 December 2006 04:15, dave first wrote:<br><br>> I want to specify a nodelist other than that which would be $PBS_NODEFILE.<br><br>Out of interest, why do you need to do this ?<br><br>If you need specific nodes for your jobs it would probably be better to mark
<br>them with a node attribute in the servers nodes file and then request the<br>attribute.<br><br>E.g. you have some specific nodes that can have a "foo" card in them, your<br>nodes file could have<br><br>node001 np=4
<br>node002 np=4 foo<br>node003 np=4<br>node004 np=4 foo<br><br>Then when you submit your job you could do:<br><br>qsub -l nodes=2:foo pbs-script.sh<br><br>and you'd get 2 nodes allocated that have the foo attribute set.<br>
<br>Make sense ?<br><br>cheers!<br>Chris<br>--<br> Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Deputy Systems Manager<br> Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing <a href="http://www.vpac.org/">http://www.vpac.org/</a><br>
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