[GE users] s_rt default value

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Thu May 12 17:36:56 BST 2005


Hi,

you can setup a default request. "man sge_request" will give you the 
details.

Cheers - Reuti


William Hay wrote:
> Hi,
> we're working with SGE 5.3 (We're planning to upgrade but not yet).
> 
> We're trying to impose time limits on an existing cluster with most of the 
> machines dedicated to running shorter jobs while some run significantly
> longer jobs.  We would like jobs where no value for s_rt is requested
> to run on the nodes for longer jobs (better to make people wait than kill
> their job part way through).  However it appears you cannot set a default
> value for non-consumable resources and making s_rt or h_rt consumable doesn't
> seem sensible.
> 
> The best idea I've had so far (IMAO) is to replace qsub and friends with wrapper
> scripts which request the default (fortunately it appears that requests later
> on the command line override requests earlier on the command line).
> 
> does anyone know of a better way to implement this?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> William Hay
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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