[GE users] Machine Priority

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Tue Oct 19 15:27:20 BST 2004


>>>I have a cluster running SGE 6.0  This cluster consists of a mixture of 
>>>1Ghz, 2Ghz, and 3Ghz machines.  Is there a way to ensure that the 3Ghz 
>>>machines are always used first out of the pool of open resources?
>>
>>You can set a different sequence number for each type of machine and 
>>change the scheduler to sort by seqno (qconf -msconf). This will give 
>>the intended result (for serial jobs).
>>
>>For simpleness I suggest defining three hostgroups. Then you can set:
> 
> 
> I have an almost identical problem to the original poster.  I had
> considered this, but from what I can tell, it means that load average
> will no longer be taken into account (except for alarm states) when
> scheduling jobs.  This seems like a bad thing to me.

It will still be taken into account inside all machines with the same 
seqno. - Reuti


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