[GE users] Queuing Jobs

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Mon Dec 29 10:10:14 GMT 2008


Hi,

Am 28.12.2008 um 22:07 schrieb tcheard:

> I have a problem with queuing of jobs. When I add more jobs than  
> the grid has slots, I expect the grid to put jobs, that are needing  
> open slots, in some sort of waiting queue. But when I do add jobs  
> over the amount of slots using qrsh (I haven't tried it using any  
> other submiting method) it doesn't queue them it just returns a  
> line saying:
>
> Your "qrsh" request could not be scheduled, try again later.

qrsh is always an interactive job, so it can't be put in a waiting  
queue (like submissions with qsub) and return the prompt immediately.  
Nevertheless, you can specify:

$ qrsh -now n

and the job will wait, until a slot is available. This means, you  
have to leave the terminal window open.

-- Reuti

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