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Re: [Condor-users] multi-user question

On Friday 25 February 2005 12:12, Todd Tannenbaum wrote:
> the is not how it (should) work.
> are you observing this, or just worrying about it?  If it is the latter, no
> need to worry.  The order in which jobs are submitted do not matter.
> dont think of submitted jobs in condor as an ordered queue  -  the Condor
> queue is a prioirty queue, not a fifo queue (except for mpi universe jobs).
>  Condor will resort the jobs based on user priority, and then again on job
> prio.

Thank you very much for this explanation. I was only worrying about this 
problem, but reading your mail, it seems like i missed the point :)

> if user A is cooperative, you could have him put
>     nice_user = true
> in his/her job submit file when submitting low priority jobs.  These jobs
> tagged as nice will always run last (they essentially specify this job
> should use a horrible user priorty factor instead of whatever is normally
> associated with that user).
> Alternatively, just reset user a's priority factor with condor_userprio if
> you want to make all jobs from user a run behind everyone elses.
> Does this help clear thing?

Sure !

This is exactly what i wanted, i'm going to try it asap :) Again, thank you 
very much :)