[GE users] trouble selecting specific instance queue

Ernst Bablick Ernst.Bablick at Sun.COM
Tue Sep 28 10:29:11 BST 2004


Hi Andy,

I also think that the current behaviour is not correct. -q specified at
commandline has to replace previous specifications. Otherwise it won't be
possible for the user to get rid of queues selected in the global/user
sge_request file.

Ernst

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Andy Schwierskott wrote:
> Terry,
>
> > interestingly there is a list of queues:  "servers.q,desktops.q,servers.q at janet"
> >
> > we do have the line -q servers.q,desktops.q in our
> > sge_request file.  But should the command line -q
> > argument not override the sge_request values? It appears
> > to be supplimenting it.
>
> That's a good question - I'm not sure what to think about it.
>
> E.g. Other submit options (not resource requests) supplement the sge_request
> as well (e.g. the "-m" mail option).
>
> The "-q" switch is somewhat special - it's SGE's only true OR resource
> request for resources.
>
> I'm really not sure what to think about, but I think to be coherent with the
> "-l" resource requests the "-q" should be replaced and should not
> supplement.
>
> Any opinions about it?
>
> Andy
>
> > BTW:  I see the same behaviour using qsub.
> >
> > servers.q:janet:users:tlalonde:echo $QUEUE ; hostname:1140:sge:0:1096298461:1096298425:1096298426:0:0:1:0:0:0.000000:0:0:0:0:12235:16074:0:0.000000:0:0:0:0:0:0:NONE:defaultdepartment:NONE:1:0:0.000000:0.000000:0.000000:-q servers.q,desktops.q,servers.q -I y:0.000000:NONE:0.000000
> >
> > servers.q:janet:users:tlalonde:echo $QUEUE ; hostname:1141:sge:0:1096298474:1096298438:1096298438:0:0:0:0:0:0.000000:0:0:0:0:12215:16024:0:0.000000:0:0:0:0:0:0:NONE:defaultdepartment:NONE:1:0:0.000000:0.000000:0.000000:-q servers.q,desktops.q,servers.q at janet -I y:0.000000:NONE:0.000000
> >
> > servers.q:janet:users:tlalonde:echo $QUEUE ; hostname:1142:sge:0:1096298483:1096298447:1096298448:0:0:1:0:0:0.000000:0:0:0:0:12147:15798:0:0.000000:0:0:0:0:0:0:NONE:defaultdepartment:NONE:1:0:0.000000:0.000000:0.000000:-q servers.q,desktops.q,servers.q at ren -I y:0.000000:NONE:0.000000
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andy Schwierskott [mailto:andy.schwierskott at sun.com]
> > Sent: Monday, September 27, 2004 12:31 PM
> > To: users at gridengine.sunsource.net
> > Subject: Re: [GE users] trouble selecting specific instance queue
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > that's interesting feedback - issue #1234 says that submit to a queue domain
> > (=hostgroup) does not work.
> >
> > Looks like you discoverd a new bug - could you please verify the result with
> > the corresponding line in your "accounting" file?
> >
> > Does it happen for non-qrsh jobs as well?
> >
> > Andy
> >
> >>  Using SGE 6.0u1:
> >>
> >>  I cannot seem to select a specific instance queue, when
> >> Also when I echo $QUEUE I get the cluster queue.  I should
> >> be able to select a specific instance queue right?
> >>
> >> session log:
> >>
> >>> qrsh -q servers.q 'echo $QUEUE ; hostname'
> >> servers.q
> >> janet
> >>
> >>> qrsh -q servers.q at janet 'echo $QUEUE ; hostname'
> >> servers.q
> >> janet
> >>
> >>> qrsh -q servers.q at ren 'echo $QUEUE ; hostname'
> >> servers.q
> >> janet
> >
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>
> Regards,
> Mit freundlichen Gruessen,
> Andy
> Schwierskott
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