[gridengine users] Filling up nodes when using gepetools

Winkler, Ursula (ursula.winkler@uni-graz.at) ursula.winkler at uni-graz.at
Thu Jul 30 10:07:18 UTC 2015

> My comment was meant to be read in the context of:
> i)Reuti's earlier suggestion that jobs in  PEs with $pe_slots allocation_rule will be  scheduled according to the queue_sort_method and load_formula like serial jobs 
> ii)Your response that settting the allocation rule to $pe_slots stops (multi-node) jobs from scheduling.
>The problem is therefore how to take advantage of (i) without causing (ii)

> My suggestion was to modify your jsv/gepetools to force single node
> parallel jobs into PEs with $pe_slots allocation rules (which gives
> you control over where they are scheduled via queue_sort_method and
> load_formula) while sending the others to PEs with other (appropriate) 
> allocation rules that won't cause (ii).

Sorry for to be slow on the uptake, guess, I understand now. I'll modify the script and look if it works.

Thank you,

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