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re: [Condor-users] setting maximum # of computers available for a job??
- Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 7:30:00 -0600
- From: "Todd Tannenbaum" <tannenba@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: re: [Condor-users] setting maximum # of computers available for a job??
John Wheez <john@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I've been trying to figure out how to tell condor to allocate a
>certain amount of CPU's per job and not more than the specified limit.
>For example..suppose i want job A to only use 5 computers even though i
>have 40 available? Is there a a way to set this type of behaviour?
We are working on a more elegant way to handle this, but for right now I can recall the following solution that several sites are doing:
referring to your example above, submit jobs of type A to their own schedd (recall you can run as many schedds in a pool as you want), and set MAX_JOBS_RUNNING in the config file for that schedd. Remember to also specify a SCHEDD_NAME in the config file as well if you run multiple schedds on the same machine (each schedd in a pool needs a unique name).
Hope this is helpful
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