[gridengine users] Maximum memory for running process?
bill at baddogconsulting.com
Mon Aug 8 17:33:31 UTC 2011
I initially installed this grid from the binaries here:
How can I tell definitively if I have this problem on my install?
I am seeing some maxvmem values over 4GB. But none over 8GB, which is
I would expect to see some at 15GB and higher.
Does this stat get the max for the process tree launched by gridengine?
On 8/2/2011 9:58 AM, Rayson Ho wrote:
> It's a bug introduced by another bug fix in SGE 6.2u5, and Oracle was
> first who fixed the bug in Oracle Grid Engine. Then we added a
> workaround in SGE 6.2u5p1 in Open Grid Scheduler, and Son of Grid
> Engine copied it. I think Univa also fixed the bug at some point, as
> the fix was copied by Son of Grid Engine (and dropped the workaround).
> OGS will just stick with the workaround as we don't like the
> workaround or the fix...
> You will just need to upgrade your SGE 6.2u5 cluster with a patched
> SGE execd - either compile execd yourself or in fact you can get it
> from the hwloc drop-in upgrade package:
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 8:15 AM, Jesse Becker<beckerjes at mail.nih.gov> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 01, 2011 at 07:41:41PM -0400, William Deegan wrote:
>>> Should the maxvmem column in the accounting file be the true max memory
>>> footprint of the running process? (and children?)
>> I've seen problems with 6.2u5 in the accounting records. It appears to
>> "wrap" at 4GB, which probably indicates a 32/64 bit issue. I think
>> there's information about it in the mailing list.
>> I'm not sure about child processes.
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