[GE users] Sequence Number + Load = whether to execute a job?

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Tue Aug 3 17:29:43 BST 2004

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Just have a look at the manpage:

man sched_conf

>As I understand it, the higher the sequence number (up to a maximum of 3),
>the lower the chance of a job being run on a particular queue, right?
>A colleague has informed me that the sequence number is involved in some
>kind of equation which determines whether a job is submitted to a machine or
>not. They think it is something like "current load + sequence number",
>machine with the lowest result get's the job...
The load matters only for queues having the same sequence_number. If you 
want this type of scheduling, you have to set  "queue_sort_method" to 
"seqno" in the scheduler configuration.

Cheers - Reuti

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