[slurm-users] Managing partition resources

Lyn Gerner schedulerqueen at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 22:11:54 UTC 2022

Ale, if I understand your desired outcome, you could take a look at LLN=YES
in the partition definition.


On Wed, Aug 31, 2022 at 10:31 AM Alejandro Acuña <
alejandro.acunia at iflp.unlp.edu.ar> wrote:

> Hi all.
> Under Slurm 19.05, is there a way to configure partition nodes to submit
> batch jobs indicating partition only? But...important detail: these job
> must start in node that is having less work of the partition.
> I hope you understand my drama. Under same partition, actually jobs run
> fine, but they accumulate in the first node and only new jobs use the
> second one when resources are not enough. Ideally, a job would start on a
> node with no job (in case there is).
> For the record: the only command I found and perform similar is:
> salloc --exclusive [file to submit]
> Whit salloc, if user submit same file many times, jobs are distributed in
> each node of the partition. But, this is not under batch plane.
> Thanks
> Ale
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