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Re: [Condor-users] Dynamic slots and Rank=Memory

On 28/03/2012 16:24, "Todd Tannenbaum" <tannenba@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>On 3/28/2012 10:09 AM, Ian Cottam wrote:
>> I have often advised users to do
>> Rank = Memory
>> when appropriate, but today I saw an example where I had to take this
>> out to stop the infamous
>> "n match but reject your job for unknown reasons" leaving it idle.
>> Our matchmaker is 7.4.4 as are most of our clients, but with a few
>> Most clients are set up for dynamic partitioning.
>> Come to think of it, maybe it worked before we switched to dynamic slots
>> and then I never tested it subsequently.
>> Any thoughts?
>> -Ian
>Just to clarify, the above
>   Rank = Memory
>is being placed into the submit file description (i.e. the job classad),
>not into the condor_config file (i.e. the machine classad), right?
>Assuming the former, I have no idea off the top of my head why that
>should change things as you describe.  Now if you are adding
>"Rank=Memory" to the machine classads, that is a different story...

Just tried this job again and it is running now.
So, apologies; must have been some other factor that has now gone away.
Ian Cottam
IT Services -- supporting research
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
The University of Manchester
"The only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks." Mark