[GE users] allocation rules for node usage

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Wed Sep 8 17:25:57 BST 2004

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>I've found the allocation rule documentation in SGE_PE(5) and I see a way
>to do this by creating separate parallel environments, one with the
>$fill_up allocation rule and the other with the $round_robin (or "1")
>allocation rule.  The user would then specify the appropriate pe at job
>submission time.  Is this the best way to do this?

This is not safe over time to give the intended result. Better use this one 
which I posted just yesterday:


>On a related note, I have a user asking me if it's possible to request
>nodes in what LoadLeveler calls "not shared" usage, where the entire node
>is reserved even though the job only occupies a single slot on the node.
>Is this possible with GridEngine?

Request a PE para2 (like set up above) and do only serial work...

CU - Reuti

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