[phenixbb] Autobuild submitted jobs

Tom Terwilliger terwilliger at lanl.gov
Thu May 27 08:51:03 PDT 2010

Hi Mark,
I'm glad you got this job running on your big cluster!  In answer to  
your question, Autobuild tries the test run_command even if it doesn't  
need it, that's all.
All the best,
Tom T

On May 26, 2010, at 8:16 PM, Mark A Saper wrote:

> Tom --
> It turns out that each of the omit region's jobs submits another  
> job, but that latter job is only the "test run_command" job.  Why  
> test the run_command if no subsequent jobs are submitted?
> Our solution, thanks to an extremely savvy cluster manager, was to  
> install the qsub (Torque?) package on each of the computing nodes  
> (117). Also we ran the top-level process on the head (scheduler)  
> node, so as not to tie up a computing node while it waits for its  
> sibling jobs (the omit regions) to finish the calculation.  Overall  
> wall-time with a separate node allocated for each omit region was  
> about 50 minutes.  Interestingly, although each node has 8  
> processors, the OMIT region jobs seems to only use one processor!   
> Interestingly when phenix.refine jobs are run on my Macbook Pro, the  
> operating system is savvy enough to spread it over 2 processors.
> -Mark
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