[Beowulf] Re: PBS node properties (was: AMD/Opteron)

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pathscale.com
Sun Jun 6 17:50:46 EDT 2004


> If they don't ask for any specific speed, 
> they will be scheduled onto as many as they ask for. However, I want 
> them to be homogenous within the job request if at all possible. 
> However, I don't see PBS honoring this property.

You don't have to try too hard before you'll exceed the limits of what
PBS's built-in scheduler can do. When I wanted to do exactly that a
few years ago, I wrote a ~60 line perl script to use qstat/qalter/qrun
and act as a scheduler. Other people have used Maui to solve this same
problem.

-- greg

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