[Beowulf] Functionality of schedulers

Nathan Moore ntmoore at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 08:57:52 EST 2012


<joke>

I think the command you're looking for is,
> sudo nice -n -20 ./my_important_program

</joke>

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 12:52 AM, Jon Tegner <tegner at renget.se> wrote:
> Hi list!
>
> Is there any scheduler which has the functionality to automatically put
> a running job on hold when another job with higher priority is submitted?
>
> Preferably the state of the first job should be frozen, and saved to
> disk, so that it can be restarted again when the higher priority job has
> finished.
>
> Is this at all possible (we are using torque/maui, and I couldn't find
> this feature there)?
>
> Regards,
>
> /jon
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