[GE users] resource quota question

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Tue May 18 12:16:51 BST 2010


Am 18.05.2010 um 13:05 schrieb rumpelkeks:

> a resource quota question.
> What I'm trying to achieve is restrict resources for a group of users 
> (defined as an access list) so they can only ever use half of the nodes 
> (not the slots per node) of any given host group in my cluster.
> So they could run, for example, pe smp jobs using all slots on a host 
> (and submit as many of them as they like) but their jobs would then only 
> be queued on half the nodes - but this should be per any given 
> hostgroup, not across the whole cluster (if that description makes sense).
> Is that possible (as a simple resource quota), and what would the syntax 
> be? I tried
> {
>    name         half_of_com04
>    description  "resource quota to restrict external collaborators\
> 		slots to 50% slots in com04"
>    enabled      TRUE
>    limit        users {@external_collaborators} queues\
> 		{medium.q@@com04} to slots=56
> }
> but that didn't seem to work as it should.

you mean the syntax isn't accepted? What about:

limit users @external_collaborators queues medium.q hosts @com04 to slots=56

Use of {} would mean to limit it for each inside the list on it's own, i.e. 56 per host per user.

-- Reuti

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