[GE users] Help: Slots Problem

Lee Amy openlinuxsource at gmail.com
Sun Sep 14 14:06:41 BST 2008


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2008/9/14 Ravi Chandra Nallan <Ravichandra.Nallan at sun.com>

> Lee Amy wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I build a small cluster with 5 nodes, every node has 2 Opteron 270 HE
>> processors(4 cores). There's a program I always called "TGICL" can use the
>> total amount of processors on one machine. For example, when I specific CPU
>> number of tgicl it will execute as the same number of threads. However, SGE
>> still shows the job is taking up 1 slot. But I have set 4 cores to run on
>> one node.
>>
>> So my problem is how to let SGE know the "real" taking-up slots?
>>
>> Thank you very much~
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Amy Lee
>>
>>  If you want SGE to know the no. of CPU's used by tgicl you could use a
> new complex (qconf -sc). And for restricting the usage of CPUs per tgicl
> program you may force to request the complex by your program. Then you could
> set the complex value at host level and making it consumable should do the
> job.
>
> Hope that helps.
>
> --
> regards,
> ~Ravi
>
>
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> Thank you. So could you show me some configurations?

Amy



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