[gridengine users] Filling up nodes when using gepetools

Winkler, Ursula (ursula.winkler@uni-graz.at) ursula.winkler at uni-graz.at
Fri Jul 31 08:00:30 UTC 2015

> What happens with serial jobs (ie no PE at all)?  If they exhibit the same behavior then we 
> just need to figure out how to tweak the scheduler config to fill up nodes.  If serial jobs are 
> already clumping onto a few nodes then the claim that $pe_slots behaves like serial on the 
> oracle blog that Reuti pointed to may not be an accurate description of your version of grid engine.

Because gepetools is configured as default jsv ( "jsv_url   /software/sge/gepetools/pe.jsv" ) for
all jobs, serial jobs are also concerned ("nodes=1,ppn=1"). 

Just for testing I disabled the jsv temporarily: the scheduling with serial jobs work then as in the 
oracle blog (= filling up) 

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