[GE users] Enforcing memory allocation/request and SLURM Question

Rayson Ho rayrayson at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 18:59:46 BST 2007

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On 7/27/07, Aaron Knister <aaron at iges.org> wrote:
> For the life of me I cannot figure out how to emulate PBS/Torque's "-l
> mem=XXGB" function in the grid engine. I want the amount of memory a user
> requests to be enforced. I also cannot figure out how to enforce this on
> parallel tasks. Unfortunately if I can't figure this out I'm going to end up
> switching to Torque/Maui which I'd rather not do because I very much like
> SGE.

GE also has the "-l" switch for qsub. Should be similar to:

> I also very much like the way SLURM does things (specifically spwaning
> parallel tasks) and was wondering if there was a way to integrate this with
> SGE.

How exactly are they doing it now??

Several years ago, someone from Linux NetworX asked me how to port
mpiexec to a new DRM, and I told them to implement the TM (Task
Management) API. Last time I checked, they were not using mpiexec to
spwan parallel tasks...


> Thanks in advance.
> -Aaron
> Aaron Knister
> Systems Administrator/
> Center for Research on Environment and Water
> (301) 595-7001
> aaron at iges.org

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