[Beowulf] PBS/Maui delay starting of several jobs for certain user

Nico Mittenzwey Nico.Mittenzwey at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Wed Jul 7 12:15:39 EDT 2010


Christopher Samuel wrote:
> Why not just limit the number of jobs they can run by
> using MAXJOB to a level that your file server can cope
> with ?

Because I have free nodes and don't want them to idle while jobs are 
available. ;) And - as always - the users want their results asap...

> Is your fileserver a RHEL box using ext3 by some chance ?

No a rather big Lustre storage system - but the mentioned user alone 
creates an I/O load of 2.5GB/s.

cheers
Nico
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