[GE users] Allocate cores in the same enclosure

Sofia Bassil sofia.bassil at fra.se
Tue Dec 16 07:56:25 GMT 2008

Hi Chris and thanks for the reply. I will gladly supply configuration 
information, but my first question is if this solution is even relevant 
for my problem?


craffi skrev:
> 2 questions --
>   - What is the output of "qstat -f" ?
>   - Have you attached the PE's to any queues?
> -Chris
> On Dec 15, 2008, at 10:53 AM, Sofia Bassil wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am trying to set up a node allocation scheme depending on network
>> layout, following this thread:
>> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=38&dsMessageId=21153
>> I can't get it to work even though I have the same configuration as  
>> far
>> as I can see. I am not using the same version of Grid Engine though, I
>> am using GE 6.1u4.
>> My cluster basically consists of a few blade enclosures and I want  
>> it to
>> be possible to ask for cores in one enclosure, so that you can utilize
>> the better banwidth within the enclosure. My plan is to set up all
>> enclosures with one hostgroup, one queue, and one pe each, like in the
>> example.
>> When I run a job like this:
>> $ qsub -pe "test*" 1 ./testSub.sh
>> I get the error:
>> cannot run in PE "test_1" because it only offers 0 slots
>> cannot run in PE "test_2" because it only offers 0 slots
>> My first question is, is it still possible to configure this (in my
>> version and in 6.2)?
>> My second question is, for my problem, is this the right solution?
>> Sincerely,
>> Sofia Bassil


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