[GE users] np_load_avg too low

Rayson Ho rayrayson at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 19:00:07 GMT 2005


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Linux or HP-UX??

IIRC, the way that HP-UX calculates the load average is different than
other OSes...

Rayson



On 12/20/05, Roch Belisle <roch at island.ca> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm currently having problems with the load average on 2-cpu Itanium
> nodes.  Whether I submit jobs for 1 or 2 CPU's the load average never
> goes above 1.  This is understandable for a single cpu machine but when
> I have jobs running on 2 cpu's the load average should be much
> higher (~2).  This also prevents me from queueing other jobs if the load average is
> > 1.  How can I change the "max" load average so that my nodes can get
> utilized to the fullest when submitting non-parallel jobs.
>
> Thanks
>
> Roch
>
>
>
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