Help for using OpenPBS
Angel R. Rivera
angel at wolf.com
Wed May 1 19:07:15 PDT 2002
If you are using the non-pro version you may be out of luck. try writing
scott at permedia.ca, they provide support for it.
At 09:30 AM 5/2/2002 +0800, Kwan Wing Keung wrote:
>We are currently using OpenPBS (Release 2.3) to manage our Beowulf
>cluster. Everything works fine up to now.
>Recently we found that the system is overloaded due to some users
>who keep on submitting large no. of batch jobs. We would like to
>limit the no. of jobs SUBMITTED to PBS (NOT the max. jobs started
>per user). We try to search this feature in the PBS manual but
>At the mean time, we can only tackle this problem by running a CRON job
>periodically to list out all queued jobs, sort the list based on username,
>and delete all excess entries (say for count > 6) for each of the users.
>But I wonder if there is any decent way to do it, any help?
>University of HK
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