[GE users] job time limit

adary adary at marvell.com
Tue Feb 10 10:39:20 GMT 2009


>Correct, but 4 hrs jobs can run in a 720 hrs queue. Although they
>would never get scheduled to a queue which offers less than 4 hrs.
>
>-- Reuti


I just checked and it works. For some reason I was convinced that requesting hard runtime limit won't actually limit the job, but will only look for queue that provides runtime that was requested or greater :)

Thanks for the tip,

Y.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: reuti [mailto:reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 12:28 PM
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> Subject: Re: [GE users] job time limit
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> Hi,
>
> Am 10.02.2009 um 10:38 schrieb adary:
>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> Is there a way to impose a hard time limit on a job even though the
>> queue where it runs is configured to give :
>>
>> s_rt                  720:00:00
>> h_rt                  720:00:00
>>
>> The reason for this is that I have certain jobs that need to run
>> under 4 hours for instance, and if they run over 4 hours they got
>> stuck, will never finish and need to be killed.
>>
>> The main problem is that there are thousands of those jobs each day
>> and its not so easy to find them manually.
>
> you can request a lower limit for certain jobs with:
>
> $ qsub -l h_rt=4:0:0 ...
>
> Once the jobs are running, this can't be changed. As long as they are
> waiting it can be adjusted (which would also work for rescheduled job
> in case they are already running).
>
> In 6.2u2 you could adjust it in the JSV (job submission verifier)
> according to any algorithm you like. If it's just one user (or a
> certain directory where the jobs are submitted from), you could put
> right now a "~/.sge_request" in his home with a line "-l h_rt=4:0:0"
> or in the specific directory (see`man sge_request`).
>
> -- Reuti
>
>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Y.
>>
>> Yuval Adar, Marvell Israel - Senior UNIX System Administrator
>> Park Azorim, Kyriat Arie
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