[GE users] consume resources during qlogin

pollinger harald.pollinger at sun.com
Fri Jun 26 10:23:57 BST 2009

Hi Andreas,

You can use a load sensor to consume a resource. You could i.e. let your 
users write the number of consumed cores to a file and let the load 
sensor read this file.

This HowTo explains how to write such a load sensor:


murple wrote:
> Hi,
> it's probably not possible but I ask just in case.
> I created a coures consumable to account for the need for cpu cores. Now 
> I'd like to know if it's possible to consume additional cores while 
> logged in with qlogin (or qrsh?)
> Use case: User wants to run interactive programm, uses qlogin to get a 
> node. The default 1 core is consumed. During this session the user 
> noticed that he wants to run a multi-process or multi-threaded app. He 
> calls <q_consume> to consume additional cores, runs his app and releases 
> the resources after.
> regards, Andreas
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