No problem - I got to learn something too!
On Oct 11, 2010, at 11:19 PM, David Turner wrote:
> Various people contributed:
>>>>> Isn't it possible to set this up in torque/moab directly? In SGE I would simply define h_vmem and it's per slot then; and with a tight integration all Open MPI processes will be children of sge_execd and the limit will be enforced.
>>>> I could be wrong, but I -think- the issue here is that the soft limits need to be set on a per-job basis.
>>> This I also thought, and `qsub -l h_vmem=4G ...` should do it. It can be requested on a per job basis (with further limits on a queue level if necessary).
> Well, this sent me in the right direction. I believe h_vmem is
> SGE-specific, but our torque environment provides the "pmem"
> (physical memory) and "pvmem" (virtual memory) resources on
> a per-job basis. These seem to provide exactly the functionality
> we need.
> Sorry to bother you an issue that ended up being independent
> of Open MPI!
> Best regards,
> David Turner
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