[GE users] Using desktops in grid at night?

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Wed Feb 24 22:42:22 GMT 2010


Am 24.02.2010 um 19:42 schrieb bdbaddog:

> Reuti,
>
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 4:40 AM, reuti <reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de>  
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Am 24.02.2010 um 01:23 schrieb bdbaddog:
>>
>>> If we wanted to have our desktops added to the grid for say 4 hrs
>>> each night.
>>> Assuming all our jobs specify the h_rt and s_rt, what's the best way
>>> to enable this?
>>> Do we tie each desktop execution node to a calendar?
>>
>> you can define a hostgroup for these machines and then add a calendar
>> to this hostgroup:
>>
>> $ qconf -mq all.q
>> ...
>> calendar NONE,[@desktops=atnight]
>>
>> Do all desktop machines mount the /home and/or /usr/sge from a
>> fileserver?
>
> /home yes

Often this is a concern for security when it's mounted by workstations.


> /opt/sge are all local, does that impact this?

When you don't need a shadow qmaster and copied the $SGE_ROOT/default/ 
common before, it will work.

-- Reuti


> -Bill
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