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Re: Queuing System for Parallel Clusters

On Mon, Oct 23, 2000 at 04:57:51PM +0100, Tim Cutts wrote:
> NQS derivatives are all hopeless, IMHO.  They perform host selection at
> job submission time rather than job execution time, which is a really
> broken idea.  They're fine for controlling queues on a single large
> parallel machine, but they're no good for managing clusters.

   DQS determines nodes at execution time.  GNQS (according to the
documentation) does as well.  Use -l, not -q, to specify node requirements.
qsub -q xx will run a job only on the specified queue, but that's what it's

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