[GE users] using RQS to limit run time

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Mon Oct 18 21:15:38 BST 2010

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Am 18.10.2010 um 21:51 schrieb prentice <prentice at ias.edu>:

> I would like to limit job run time based on job size, similar to  
> what's
> already been discussed here:
> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=38&dsMessageId=246571
> So count me among those who would like a 'where' or 'if' clause in the
> RQS syntax. While creating multiple queues with defined h_rt values  
> will
> work, that seems a bit kludgy and more work than should be necessary.
> Related to this, can h_rt be limited using RQS? I created the  
> following
> rule to limit runtime to only 10 seconds for user prentice, but it
> doesn't seem to work:
> {
>   name         time_test
>   description  test to limit h_rt per_user
>   enabled      TRUE
>   limit        users prentice to h_rt=10
> }
> When I wrote this rule, I set h_rt=00:00:10, and after saving, SGE
> changed it to rt=10. Does that mean it thinks h_rt is 10 hours instead
> of 10 seconds?

if you define h_rt=01:00:00, what is the limit then transformed to?

Keep in mind that limits defined in an RQS will be checked, but not  
enforced (unless you request it with "-l" to ?qsub?).

-- Reuti

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