[GE users] parallel job woes

pollinger harald.pollinger at sun.com
Thu Jul 2 11:14:17 BST 2009

Which architecture are you using?
Are you hitting IZ 2916 ("qrsh large memory consumption in IA64")?


ah_sunsource wrote:
> Hi *,
> we observe a problem with huge parallel jobs (>50 subtasks). Each
> parallel task requires round about 500MB h_vmem (h_vmem is configured as
> consumable host resource). So that's the actual memory requirement. But
> starting the subtasks via qrsh in the master process uses >50MB virtual
> memory for every connection. That's why the job gets killed.
> Is there a way to specify a different memory requirement for the master
> task? Or maybe switch off memory enforcing for the master task as this
> is actually SGE internal mem consumption?
> Thanks & Cheers,
> Andreas

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