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Re: Queuing System for Parallel Clusters

On Tue, Oct 24, 2000 at 08:28:59AM +1100, Drake Diedrich wrote:
> 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
> for.

My apologies.  My knowledge of GNQS must be hopelessly out of date.  It
certainly didn't do that (or if it was meant do, it didn't work) when I
last tried it.


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