[GE users] array job has taken over

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Wed Aug 12 19:46:44 BST 2009

Am 12.08.2009 um 20:04 schrieb mbay2002:

> Hi -
> I'm pretty new to SGE, I know very basic administrative stuff and am
> still learning.
> We have a vanilla install with 144 nodes, each with 8 cores.  We have
> not done any policy configuration.
> A user has submitted an array job with 36000 elements.  It was the
> earliest job submitted, and now her job has taken over every core  
> on the
> cluster.
> We have several users waiting who just need a few cores, some just  
> need
> a single core.  Many of their jobs have a higher priority than the
> running array job.
> But, what happens is that everytime the array job index increases,
> another one starts to execute as the core is freed up.

You can put the job on hold:

$ qhold <jobid>

the running ones will continue, but no new ones will start.

-- Reuti

> I need some general help in configuring a policy so that her array job
> is somehow put on hold automatically so that our other users can
> execute.
> Jeff
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