[GE users] Custom load sensor - correct way to time limit a host?

Jesse Becker beckerjes at mail.nih.gov
Fri Sep 28 20:21:13 BST 2007


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skip at pobox.com wrote:

> So, one queue, many hosts, some available all the time, others only during
> well-defined time windows.  Am I correct in assuming that the proper way to
> do this is to write a custom load sensor which fakes a high load during the
> times machines are reserved for other uses?  It seems like an easy script to
> right, but if there's some better built-in way to do this, I'd obviously
> prefer to use that instead.

Actually, isn't this exactly what the "calendar" functionality is for? 
There's a widget in qmon for calendars, and the manpage is calendar_conf.

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Jesse Becker
NHGRI Linux support (Digicon Contractor)



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