[GE users] Parallel environments and soft resource requests

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Thu Apr 8 13:41:48 BST 2010


Hi,

Am 01.04.2010 um 20:50 schrieb kisielk:

> When requesting a parallel environment and a soft resource request, is the soft resource only used if it can be allocated for all slots of the PE? Or can the resource be given to some slots but not others?

AFAICS it will use the soft request only for the master queue of this parallel job, and then the defined allocation rule of this PE will be used. Using the allocation rule inside the available soft-requested machines and later (after running out of them) inside the remaining machines is not forseen. It would also be a matter of discussion, whether this would violate the defined allocation rule when it would work like this.

-- Reuti

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