[gridengine users] "Packing" jobs on nodes

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Fri Jun 3 14:00:54 UTC 2011

Am 02.06.2011 um 19:01 schrieb Dave Love:

> Reuti <reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de> writes:
>> There is none. It's like outlined here:
>> http://blogs.oracle.com/sgrell/entry/grid_engine_scheduler_hacks_least
> Apologies for the confusion.  However, that doesn't deaql with
> multi-level sorting on seqno and load.  In an inhomogeneous cluster,
> you typically want to sort by seqno (node type) first.  At
> least in that case, the second-level packing using slots for the load
> doesn't work for us in the serial case either.  There's a
> one-liner fix for the parallel case in the Univa repo, but I don't know
> what's the problem in the serial case.

To use "seqno" and as a second sort criteria "load" should work automatically. What behavior do you notice instead:

- only sorted by "slots"?

- only sorted by "seqno" ignoring the load? (Is it the same with the load_formula being np_load_avg or only with the consumable complex?)

-- Reuti

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