[gridengine users] mem_free settings

William Hay w.hay at ucl.ac.uk
Tue Mar 31 13:18:13 UTC 2015

On Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:53:15 +0000
Gowtham <g at mtu.edu> wrote:

> Hi Reuti,
> It's a 64 processor job, and my hope/plan is that it requests 2 GB per processor for a total of 128 GB. But each compute node only has 64 GB total ram (60 of which is set to requestable/consumable).
> I could be mistaken, but I think the job is looking for 128 GB RAM per node? Please correct me if I am wrong.

If you want 2G per processor then just request -l mem_free=2G.   Provided the value of consumable for mem_free is set to YES then SGE will look for 2G per slot (normal config for grid engine is to have 1 slot per processor).

William Hay <w.hay at ucl.ac.uk>
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