[gridengine users] sanity check on usage of "-p" priority value: per-user effect or global across waitlist?

Fritz Ferstl fferstl at univa.com
Thu Apr 30 17:01:54 UTC 2015

I'm always interested ;-) - hence I'm still involved after more than 20 
years ...

As I wrote, I'd look into the functional policy.

Or if you are using fairshare, as Chris writes, then you might be able 
to mix this through the weighting with the -p prio to get something 
similar to what you want.



Mark Dixon schrieb:
> On Thu, 30 Apr 2015, Fritz Ferstl wrote:
>> Nah, the weight_priority won't help. It just determines how much 
>> influence the -p has vs things like job wait time or urgency. If you 
>> have none of those then all being equal it would have the same effect 
>> as if you left it untouched. And if you have influence from waiting 
>> time or urgency or others then setting the prio weight low would make 
>> it just totally insignificant.
> ...
> Great: Fritz is interested!
> How would you do it? :)
> Mark


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