[GE users] exclusive job

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Thu Sep 6 11:20:21 BST 2007

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Am 05.09.2007 um 17:33 schrieb ???:

>     How can I do proper config for exclusive job.
>     I want to submit some jobs, who only run on a sole node, not  
> span different nodes. I have viewed the following link and test it.
>     http://gridengine.info/articles/2005/09/22/allowing-user-jobs- 
> to-take-over-entire-nodes
>     I create a complex greedy and set greedy=1 in our queue (the  
> nodes are 4 slots). When I submit a job like 'qsub -l greedy=1  
> simple.sh', then the job occupy a entire node. But I think when I  
> submit with 'qsub simple.sh' to the same queue without exclusive  
> flag, it can only occupied a slot not a whole node. But the test  
> result seems it occupy the whole node.
> I can set greedy =4 in the queue, but user who want to submit  
> exclusive job, will need to submit with greedy=4, which is  
> difficult remember for common user.

but that's how it works. You can put it in the job script for these  
special jobs:

#$ -l greedy=4

and you don't have to specify it on the command line.

>     So how can I submit a exclusive job just like 'qsub -l greedy=1  
> slots=1 simple.sh' and a common job like 'qsub slots=1 simple.sh'?

Never request slots by hand.

-- Reuti
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