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Re: [HTCondor-users] how to change requested memory (cpus) for running job
- Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:21:00 +0100
- From: Harald van Pee <pee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [HTCondor-users] how to change requested memory (cpus) for running job
yes its condor_qedit not qalter. qalter works for pbs/torque even
for a running job, condor_qedit just change RequestMemory but does not
change any reservation for a running job.
On Monday 23 January 2017 16:11:21 Jason Patton wrote:
> Oh, I just noticed the disclaimer about *running* jobs. Not sure about
> changing the ClassAd of running jobs.
> Jason Patton
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 9:09 AM, Jason Patton <jpatton@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Harald,
> > Yes! Check out condor_qedit: http://research.cs.wisc.edu/
> > htcondor/manual/v8.4/condor_qedit.html
> > Jason Patton
> > On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 9:04 AM, Harald van Pee <pee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> is it possible to change the reserved memory for a running job?
> >> The problem is, we have a cluster with very long running jobs (8 weeks
> >> in average) in a vanilla universe. We never kill any job automatically.
> >> Now it can happen that
> >> a user reserves 60GB for his job and finds out that it will need 120GB
> >> after
> >> one week of running. Most often this will be no problem because there is
> >> enough memory available.
> >> But it would be a problem if another job starts and requests another
> >> 60GB. This we could avoid if at least the adminstrator can just change
> >> the RequestMemory to 120GB.
> >> With qualter this is possible for a idle job in the queue, but what can
> >> I do
> >> for a running job?
> >> Any suggestions?
> >> We use condor 8.4.10.
> >> Best regards
> >> Harald
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Harald van Pee
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