[slurm-users] [External] Question about partition and node allocation

Renata Maria Dart renata at slac.stanford.edu
Wed Apr 8 18:18:28 UTC 2020

Thanks Prentice, I will take a look at QOS, I'm not completely
clear on it.


On Wed, 8 Apr 2020, Prentice Bisbal wrote:

> I believe you can do this with QOS, by assigning group limits to the QOS.
> Prentice
> On 4/8/20 1:38 PM, Renata Maria Dart wrote:
>> Hi, is there a way to specify a certain number of nodes for a
>> partition without specifying exactly which nodes to use?  For
>> instance, if I have 100 hosts and would like two partitions, a shared
>> which includes all of the 100, and a second partition which should
>> have preemption over 20 of the 100.  Do I have to spell out the
>> nodenames of the 20, or is there a way to just specify that 20 of the
>> 100 nodes should be used for this second partition?
>> Thanks,
>> Renata

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