[GE users] Maximum Job Number, i.e. roll over?

rayson rayrayson at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 19:21:06 GMT 2009


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Yes, I can confirm that MAX_SEQNUM is defined as 99999999. So if you
want to change it to a larger value, you will need to change the
#define of MAX_SEQNUM , and also grep for 99999999 in the code as
there are places that use 99999999 directly.

Rayson



On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 2:20 PM, templedf <dan.templeton at sun.com> wrote:
> Just FYI, that post is off by an order of magnitude.  The max job ID is
> 9999999.  So it'll be 70 years until you get there. :)
>
> Daniel
>
> mhanby wrote:
>> Thanks, at our pace it'll take us 7 years to reach that max number of 999999.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: rayson [mailto:rayrayson at gmail.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 09, 2009 11:11 PM
>> To: users at gridengine.sunsource.net
>> Subject: Re: [GE users] Maximum Job Number, i.e. roll over?
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>> http://gridengine.info/2007/08/24/reset-grid-engine-job-id-counter
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>> Rayson
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 4:09 PM, mhanby <mhanby at uab.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> Howdy,
>>>
>>> With GE 6.2u4, is there a maximum job number, at which point GE will roll back over to job number 1?
>>>
>>> We have some users who prefer to submit 10's of thousands of single quick jobs rather than a small number of array jobs with thousands of tasks.
>>>
>>> I'm trying to decide if there's any significant reason to force the users to use array jobs, aside from the fact that it makes the qstat output much nicer, like stop it or you are going to make parsing the accounting file a nightmare when the jobs roll over :-)
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>> mhanby at uab.edu
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