[GE users] suspension scripts questions

cjf001 john.foley at motorola.com
Fri Jul 3 15:15:41 BST 2009


OK, thanks very much !

       John


Reuti wrote:

> Hi John,
> 
> your intended setup is partly possible, although it might lead to an  
> overloaded queue.
> 
> -) SGE will just start the suspend script as kid of the shepherd of  the 
> job which is going to be suspended - nothing more. Whether this  script 
> finishs or suspend the job at all isn't checked by SGE.  Nevertheless it 
> will be marked as being suspended in qstat which  might be misleading in 
> qstat.
> 
> -) The job in the superordinated queue started already at that point  - 
> there is nothing to prevent this.
> 
> -) You could give different nice values to the two queues - so that  the 
> subordinated has a nice value of 0, and the newly started job in  the 
> superordinated queue a nice values of 19 - with the idea that the  old 
> job should finish first.
> 
> ===
> 
> You can also try a different setup, which I used some time ago to  have 
> the ability to drain a queue (sub, called "common"), if another  queue 
> (super, called "urgent") is used:
> 
> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=464
> 
> -- Reuti



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