[GE users] Disallow single slot jobs
Ross.Dickson at dal.ca
Fri May 2 13:34:15 BST 2008
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The old-fashioned way to do this is to omit BATCH from the qtype
> qconf -sq long.q | grep qtype
...which still seems to work. Jobs with a PE are not "BATCH" jobs as
far as SGE is concerned.
Daniel Templeton wrote:
> You can use resource quota sets to restrict non-PE jobs to certain
> limit pes !* hosts @smp to slots=0
> Paul Greidanus wrote:
>> Hi Chris,
>> Actually they are all batch jobs, and I don't allow interactive on
>> them currently.. I have a few users that use array jobs to run
>> massive amounts of embarrassingly parallel jobs on the system, each
>> of which are single slot.
>> On 1-May-08, at 4:09 PM, Chris Dagdigian wrote:
>>> Hi Paul,
>>> Not sure if this option is too harsh but you can run "qconf -mq" on
>>> your cluster queue and remove the "INTERACTIVE" argument to the
>>> "qtype" parameter. That will keep the batch jobs (non parallel)
>>> jobs out.
>>> On May 1, 2008, at 5:01 PM, Paul Greidanus wrote:
>>>> Hi All,
>>>> I'm looking at finding a way to either limit single-slot jobs, or
>>>> requiring all jobs in a given queue to be running in a pe.
>>>> Specifically, I have some SMP nodes, that I'd rather not waste on
>>>> single thread, and also keep the single thread jobs off of the
>>>> infiniband connected nodes. I have gigE small cpu count nodes for
>>>> this task.
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