[gridengine users] mem_free
Carlos Fernández Iglesias
ciglesias at cesga.es
Thu Sep 22 10:22:27 UTC 2011
Thank you all,
We are using -pe XX now.
Very interesting the JOB feature of consumable. I understand it would be
then memory requested per job and consumable, isn't it right?
El 21/09/11 19:18, Alex Chekholko escribió:
> On 09/21/2011 05:07 AM, Carlos Fernández Iglesias wrote:
>> I'm having some problems using Bioscope.
>> I would like to confirm how "mem_free" operates: if you submit a job
>> with num_proc=2,mem_free=10G does it require 10G or 20G to run? I
>> believe the normal behaviour would be to require 10G, but in our cluster
>> it asks for 20G (maybe bioscope is doing something else we are not aware
> There is a setting which changes whether the memory limit applies per
> processor or per job.
> When you do 'qconf -sc', in the 'consumable' column, it can be "YES"
> or "JOB". If "YES", then it is per processor, if "JOB", it is for the
> whole job, regardless of how many processors you request.
> I believe the "JOB" feature was added in SGE6.2u3, the bioscope folks
> recommend SGE6.2u5 version at minimum.
> As Reuti said, you should be requesting multiple processors with '-pe
> XX 2', not 'num_proc=2'.
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