[GE users] Process limits

John Leidel john.leidel at gmail.com
Sun May 20 21:02:32 BST 2007


Running SGE6.0u10 Suse Linux 10.0 on IA64

exec daemons are started via the standard sgeexecd init script.  They
are running as `sgeadmin` rather than root.  

On Sun, 2007-05-20 at 15:50 -0400, Rayson Ho wrote:
> Please provide SGE version (update level), OS version...
> 
> Also, shepherd is started by execd... thus the shepherd can inherit
> the limit from it. So, is the execd started by the rc scripts?? And,
> is there a limit set there??
> 
> Rayson
> 
> 
> 
> On 5/20/07, John Leidel <john.leidel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > All, a bit of a problem in our new SGE6 environment.  When users
> > submit/run jobs, their process limits are arbitrarily set very low.  For
> > example, the script :
> >
> > #!/bin/csh
> >
> > limit > /path/to/file.txt
> >
> > reports a cputime limit of 20:00
> >
> > cputime      20:00
> > filesize     unlimited
> > datasize     unlimited
> > stacksize    unlimited
> > coredumpsize 0 kbytes
> > memoryuse    unlimited
> > vmemoryuse   unlimited
> > descriptors  1024
> > memorylocked 128 kbytes
> > maxproc      8192
> >
> >
> > However, when one logs directly into the system, you get the
> > following :
> > cputime      unlimited
> > filesize     unlimited
> > datasize     unlimited
> > stacksize    unlimited
> > coredumpsize 0 kbytes
> > memoryuse    unlimited
> > vmemoryuse   unlimited
> > descriptors  1024
> > memorylocked 128 kbytes
> > maxproc      8192
> >
> > The queue limits as follows :
> > s_rt                  INFINITY
> > h_rt                  INFINITY
> > s_cpu                 INFINITY
> > h_cpu                 10:00:00
> > s_fsize               INFINITY
> > h_fsize               INFINITY
> > s_data                INFINITY
> > h_data                INFINITY
> > s_stack               INFINITY
> > h_stack               INFINITY
> > s_core                INFINITY
> > h_core                INFINITY
> > s_rss                 INFINITY
> > h_rss                 INFINITY
> > s_vmem                INFINITY
> > h_vmem                INFINITY
> >
> > I've even tried specifying in the script to set the cputime to
> > unlimited.  This also does not work.  So... something is setting the
> > cputime ceiling for the shepherd's process tree.
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> >
> > cheers
> > john
> >
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