[GE users] Requesting slots?

jlb jlb at salilab.org
Fri Apr 9 01:08:54 BST 2010

On Thu, 8 Apr 2010 at 5:01pm, gutnik wrote

> Is there some way to tell SGE that a job is going to take 2x the usual
> CPU? We have simulators which
> can be configured to use multiple CPUs. I would like to be able to set
> a flag to say "this job will be a
> load of 2; if there aren't 2 CPUs free on an exec host, don't schedule
> it there.) How would I do that?

You want to create a parallel environment (PE) for this -- google for the 
various guides to creating an SMP PE.

Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin


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