[GE users] Restricting number of jobs per user in the qw state?

Andreas.Haas at Sun.COM Andreas.Haas at Sun.COM
Thu Oct 23 13:03:30 BST 2008


On Wed, 22 Oct 2008, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:

> On Wed, 22 Oct 2008 at 5:15pm, Ron Chen wrote
>
>> See "max_u_jobs", "max_jobs" in the sge_conf(5) manpage.
>
> From the manpage regarding max_u_jobs:
>   The  number  of active (not finished) jobs which each Grid Engine user
>   can have in the system simultaneously is controlled by this parameter.
>
> Am I wrong to assume that "active (not finished)" is equal to the number of 
> jobs in the "r" state plus the number in the "qw" state?  I don't see another 
> way to read that.

That is correct. max_u_jobs counts running and pending jobs.

> I don't care how many jobs each user has in the "r" state, but I want to 
> limit how many they can have in the "qw" state.

I fear we got nothing that can help you with this.

Regards,
Andreas

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