[slurm-users] How to set priorities of actual obs
loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de
Fri Sep 14 07:15:09 MDT 2018
kesim <ketiwsim at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 2:41 PM Loris Bennett <loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>> Hi Ketiw,
>> kesim <ketiwsim at gmail.com> writes:
>> > Dear all,
>> > I would like to submit a job in such a way that the actual program is
>> > run with the lowest priority (nice=19 on linux). At the moment every
>> > task has priority 0. Is it possible to do that and how?
>> > Best regards,
>> > Ketiw
>> I'm not aware that this is possible. What would be the use-case for
>> this? Normally you would want a job to make full use of any cores it
>> had reserved.
> I have slurm running on several desktops and we have only a few
> application for its use. I would like the slurm submitted tasks to
> have lowest priority so they are not hampering users who normally work
> on their desktops.
Please write to the list, rather than to me directly.
I think you can probably achieve what you want with cgroups, but I have
no experience of doing this myself.
Dr. Loris Bennett (Mr.)
ZEDAT, Freie Universität Berlin Email loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de
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