[GE users] The distribution of cores

aeszter Ansgar.Esztermann at mpi-bpc.mpg.de
Tue Jul 20 13:16:18 BST 2010

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On Jul 20, 2010, at 13:23 , reuti wrote:

> What you could try to minimize the effect of slot distribution: define an "allocation_rule 4" for your PE. This way, you are of course limited to get for this PE only multiple of 4 as valid slost requests and get always complete machines for your job.

We use two PEs, one with allocation_rule 8, one with allocation_rule $pe_slots. In this way, we can also support smaller parallel jobs (less than one full node). Larger jobs still have to use an integer number of nodes, though.

Ansgar Esztermann
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie, Abteilung 105


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