[GE users] can a parallel job span more than one queue?

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Thu Dec 20 00:03:57 GMT 2007


Am 20.12.2007 um 00:00 schrieb Brad Sickler:

> Just a quick question for the SGE gurus here.
> Can a parallel job span more than one queue? So for instance if you  
> have 3 queues with 4 slots and you submit a parallel 12 slot jobn  
> will it run?

Yes (just attach the PE to all 3 queues), but be aware that the  
$TMPDIR for each process will have the name according to the  
queuename, hence it will be different for them. Some parallel apps  
don't like this. Often it's better to get only slots from one and the  
same queue.

-- Reuti


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