[GE users] configuring SGE for one set of hosts or another, but don't care which

bomb20 Harvey.Richardson at zeenty.com
Sun Apr 25 17:00:21 BST 2010

cjf001 wrote:
> SGE users -
> OK, I have an interesting problem....(I think...)
> Our cluster has some machines with Infiniband, and so to "pick" these
> machines, I created a boolean, non-consumable complex named "IB", and
> set it to "true" for the machines that have Infiniband, and "false"
> for the others. When we need an Infiniband machine, we add the
> "-l IB=true" to the qsub command. No problems; works fine.
> OK, well, now we've added a couple of new HP blade servers with
> Infiniband, but because they are a lot newer, their Infiniband
> runs faster than the old, existing Infiniband. Therefore, the
> two Infiniband networks, or fabrics, are NOT connected together.

(I have not been reading this list for a while so here is a
belated reply)

I used to use another complex set on each host to name each of
multiple fabrics, with the naming relating to the set of switches.

I don't recall if -l ibf="VDDR|QDR" for example did the selection
in the way you want.



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