[gridengine users] Filling up nodes when using gepetools

Winkler, Ursula (ursula.winkler@uni-graz.at) ursula.winkler at uni-graz.at
Fri Jul 31 05:19:32 UTC 2015

>> Well, I created an additional PE with alloacation_rule "$pe_slots", 
>> and built in an if condition in "pe.jsv" for all jobs which request 
>> just a single node to be assigned to this new PE. But the annoying 
>> situation didn't change. The scheduler configuration is set to
>> "queue_sort_method    load" and "load_formula  slots". So what I'm
>> still missing?
>I believe it should be a load_formula of -slots so the more slots are available(fewest used) 
>the lower the load and the more attractive the node.  
>The page Reuti pointed to manages to write this both ways around.

Setting load_formula to "-slots" doesn't change anything - every job still starts on a separate host
(but in this case it should be the correct hehave if I don't misinterpret the instructions from the Web Page Reuti  mentioned).

I must be missing something else and pretty basic...

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