[GE users] maxgjobs

Andreas.Haas at Sun.COM Andreas.Haas at Sun.COM
Mon Aug 21 18:33:48 BST 2006

On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Adam Brust wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to allow a specific group of users to submit more jobs than the 
> rest of the grid.  The "N1 Grid Engine 6 Administration Guide" says you may 
> "Set maxujobs or maxgjobs, or both, as described in the sched_conf(5) man 
> page."  However, I see no mention of 'maxgjobs' in the man page.  I could 
> increase maxujobs, but I'd rather not make that change for all users.
> Does anyone have any experience with 'maxgjobs'?

Hi Adam,

the mentioning of 'maxgjobs' in the Admins Guide is merely a 
remainder of a pre-5.3 feature. Yet 'maxgjobs' anyways hadn't 
been suited to achieve your aim above: Per-user submission 
limits can only be implemented outside or on-top of Grid Engine 
e.g. with qsub wrapper.


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