[GE users] Grid Engine vs. Java Jobs

Andreas Haupt ahaupt at ifh.de
Sun Nov 27 09:33:58 GMT 2005


On Sat, 26 Nov 2005, Reuti wrote:

> Hi Andreas,

Hi Reuti,

> Am 25.11.2005 um 10:11 schrieb Andreas Haupt:
>> usage    1:                 cpu=00:00:22, mem=12.30469 GBs, io=0.00000, 
>> vmem=N/A, maxvmem=1.758G
>> 
>> usage    1:                 cpu=00:05:09, mem=170.50781 GBs, io=0.00000, 
>> vmem=N/A, maxvmem=469.355M
>
> which version of SGE are you using and on which platform (why is vmem=N/A for 
> you)? What is:

It's SL3 running on IA32 Xeon processors. Grid Engine is version 6.0u4.

> qacct -j 791447
>
> telling you about the job?
.
.
.
failed       100 : assumedly after job
exit_status  137
ru_wallclock 6
ru_utime     0
ru_stime     0
ru_maxrss    0
ru_ixrss     0
ru_ismrss    0
ru_idrss     0
ru_isrss     0
ru_minflt    4738
ru_majflt    5494
ru_nswap     0
ru_inblock   0
ru_oublock   0
ru_msgsnd    0
ru_msgrcv    0
ru_nsignals  0
ru_nvcsw     0
ru_nivcsw    0
cpu          3
mem          1.647
io           0.000
iow          0.000
maxvmem      2.071G

Sure it has been killed then. I "only" requested h_vmem=1800M. But again: 
the job doesn't need 2G!

Greetings
Andreas

> Cheers - Reuti
>
>> AFAIK maxvmem contains the job's maximum memory usage ever. Why does it 
>> shrink over the time?
>> 
>> My real problem is that I plan to open our local GE farm to the LHC 
>> computing grid. Jobs from all over the world will be calculated on our 
>> farm. I do not have any influence on how the jobs will look like and how 
>> they can work around grid engine bugs. The only solution would be to say 
>> goodbye to grid engine and use a batch system that can handle java jobs 
>> correctly.
>> 
>> Greetings
>> Andreas
>> 
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