[GE users] reservations and single jobs

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Tue Dec 23 08:17:18 GMT 2008

Am 23.12.2008 um 03:49 schrieb Sean Davis:

> In our cluster (6.2), I have a user who likes to use drmaa to  
> submit jobs.  He submits a single job at a time and uses a fixed  
> number of processors at a given time.  I have a second user who  
> wants to run a big parallel job and so submits with a reservation  
> with a request for a number of nodes larger than that available  
> (due to the first user).  Now, it seems that the first user can  
> continue to submit jobs one-at-a-time and have those jobs run and  
> the reservation does not seem to be in place.  Is this an expected  
> behavior, or is there something that I missed in configuration?   
> There are no special policies or anything like that set up.

Did you also switch on resource reservation by supplying a sensible  
entry for "max_reservation" in the scheduler configuration?

-- Reuti


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