[GE users] [GE dev] Re: [GE dev] [GE users] Can a user change his/her job priority

andy andy.schwierskott at sun.com
Wed Nov 26 10:44:03 GMT 2008


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Hi,

I agree.

Since an admin can set the default submit priority via the "sge_request"
file to a value < 0 there is still lots of priorities available for a user to
raise the job priorty without any changes to SGE.

Andy


> I still think this is a very, very bad idea.  It definitely should not be
> the default.  Users get priorities from 0 to -1023, which is more than
> enough of a range.
>
>   -Jeff
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roman Glebov [mailto:roman at glebov.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 2:00 AM
> To: dag at sonsorol.org
> Cc: dev at gridengine.sunsource.net; users at gridengine.sunsource.net
> Subject: [GE users] [GE dev] Re: [GE dev] [GE users] Can a user change his/her job priority
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> Hallo Chris and GE-Developers,
>
>  We have confronted a similar problem. Thats why
>  i have written a simple patch for latest-cvs-version of Gridengine,
>  which allows non-admin users to choose Priorities > 0 and also
>  to increase a priority of a  job after it was submitted.
>
>  Can this patch be incorporated into the SGE-Source?
>
>  Maybe this option should be configurable in the future, but for now just look at the patch.
>
>  with regards Roman Glebov
>
>
>
> Sebastian Stark wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> Hi Sebastian,
> >>
> >> I have not followed up on that issue and looking back it seems I have
> >> not filed an SGE issue on this.
> >>
> >> If you still have my original post to the list can you reply to it
> >> mentioning your issue and SGE version? That will update the thread
> >> and hopefully we'll get an answer. I'll test with SGE 6.2 later today
> >> and will file an issue if needed.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Chris
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Nov 7, 2008, at 5:28 AM, Sebastian Stark wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>> Hi Chris,
> >>>
> >>> did you ever receive an answer to this question? We have the same
> >>> problem here.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Sebastian
> >>>
> >>> On 17.06.2008, at 16:19, Chris Dagdigian wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Hi SGE devs,
> >>>>
> >>>> Users are reporting that they can't raise the priority of their own
> >>>> jobs even when the priority value is less than zero (in past SGE
> >>>> versions users used to have full control to raise and lower values
> >>>> in the range -1023 to 0 with operators/managers having control over
> >>>> the higher range).
> >>>>
> >>>> Is this an intended behavior (non-operators can never raise
> >>>> priority value ever, regardless of its value)?
> >>>>
> >>>> -Chris
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Begin forwarded message:
> >>>>
> >>>>> From: "Kevin Doman" <kdoman07 at gmail.com>
> >>>>> Date: June 17, 2008 10:15:17 AM EDT
> >>>>> To: users at gridengine.sunsource.net
> >>>>> Subject: Re: [GE users] Can a user change his/her job priority
> >>>>> Reply-To: users at gridengine.sunsource.net
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 6.1u2, 6.1u4 ... mine is 6.0u8 and I experienced the same thing.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 9:12 AM, Richard Ems
> >>>>> <Richard.Ems at cape-horn-eng.com> wrote:
> >>>>>> Chris Dagdigian wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Because the starting value is -100 your user can then
> >>>>>>> self-elevate some of
> >>>>>>> his/her jobs by using the values -99 to -1. Kinda odd from a usage
> >>>>>>> perspective but it should work.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> But this solution you propose is what is not working anymore. A
> >>>>>> user can
> >>>>>> only decrease priorities and not increase them, regardless of
> >>>>>> which priority
> >>>>>> they try (on 6.1u2 and 6.1u4).
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> qalter -p -100 12345           works
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> and later
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> qalter -p -90 12345            does not work
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> This last command throws the error "denied: "<user>" must be
> >>>>>> operator to
> >>>>>> increase job priority".
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I think this worked up to some older SGE version.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Richard
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> --
> >>>>>> Richard Ems       mail: Richard.Ems at Cape-Horn-Eng.com
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Cape Horn Engineering S.L.
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