[GE users] Isn't it really "jobwise" subordination

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Thu Apr 15 22:12:08 BST 2010

Am 15.04.2010 um 20:56 schrieb gracklewolf:

> I've been messing with slotwise subordinate queues and after reading  
> the documentation over and over, I'm still confused by the name  
> "slotwise".  From what I understand, this type of subordination  
> counts the number of jobs, not the number of slots being used.  A  
> subordinate designation in a queue definition like so:
> subordinate_list      slots=8(some.q:1:sr)
> ...actually means 8 the limit is 8 *jobs*, not 8 slots.  If I submit  
> a parallel job that takes up 60 slots, it still only counts as one  
> job with respect to the slotwise subordination total, correct?  This  
> is what my test runs have indicated.
> Why then did they not call it "jobwise" subordinate queues?   
> Actually, I'd really rather it work by slots, like the text  
> implies.  Is there a way to tie subordination to "slots used"?

It's called slotwise suspend because it's from the view of a queue  
instance. Before it was implemented only a complete queue instance on  
one host could be suspended. Now also single slots can be suspended.

-- Reuti

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