[GE users] DRMAA submit with resource request, complex (loadsensor)

templedf dan.templeton at sun.com
Fri Aug 28 22:33:57 BST 2009

That's because DRMAA rejects jobs that cannot be scheduled as the 
default behavior.  To turn off that behavior, add "-w n" to your native 


jerry37 wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm having some problems submitting job with DRMAA while successfully submitting the very same job with qsub command. The problem which I encounter is caused by resource request on complex which is being filled with load sensor. In that case, when I specify "drmaa_native_specification" (in my case "-l scratch_size=10M"), it gives me message "error: no suitable queues" when calling drmaa_run_job.
> Log of the shell session:
> testuser at laptop:~$ . /opt/sge/default/common/settings.sh
> testuser at laptop:~$ export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/sge/lib/lx24-amd64
> testuser at laptop:~$ gcc -I/opt/sge/include -L/opt/sge/lib/lx24-amd64 subdrmaa.c -ldrmaa -o subdrmaa
> testuser at laptop:~$ ./subdrmaa
> drmaa: error: no suitable queues
> testuser at laptop:~$ qsub -b no -N test -h -o test.out -j y -l scratch_size=10M test.sh
> Your job 82752 ("test") has been submitted
> testuser at laptop:~$ qstat | grep test
>   82752 0.00000 test       testuser     hqw   08/28/2009 19:47:45                                    1        
> testuser at laptop:~$ qstat -F scratch_size | grep -c "hl:scratch_size=[0-9]\{3,5\}\.[0-9]\+G"
> 172
> testuser at laptop:~$ 
> subdrmaa.c is attached, it was written on-purpose of isolating this error and contains just the necessary code to submit the same job with the same requests/arguments.
> SGE version used is 6.1u6.
> Is there version/update/patch that fixes this?
> Thanks!
>    Jerry
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