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Interactive Jobs

To start an interactive use the qsub command with the -I option:

razor-l1:pwolinsk:$ qsub -I 
qsub: waiting for job 1451274.sched to start
qsub: job 1451274.sched ready

PBS_NODEFILE=/var/spool/torque/aux/1451274.sched PBS_NUM_NODES=walltime=03 PBS_PPN=walltime=03:00:00 PBS_PPA=12
Currently Loaded Modulefiles:
  1) os/el6
compute1141:pwolinsk:$ 

This command starts an interactive job with default parameters:

  • 1 core on 1 node on the tiny12core queue for 3 hours

To explicitly specify these options please use the following parameters to the qsub command:

parameter value meaning
-I request an interactive job
-l walltime=2:01:00 request a runtime of 2 hours 1 minute and 0 seconds
-l nodes=1:ppn=2 request 2 computing cores on 1 node
-q student48core request a node in the 'student48core' queue
razor-l1:pwolinsk:$ qsub -I -l walltime=2:01:00 -l nodes=1:ppn=2 -q student48core
qsub: waiting for job 1451283.sched to start
qsub: job 1451283.sched ready

PBS_NODEFILE=/var/spool/torque/aux/1451283.sched PBS_NUM_NODES=1 PBS_PPN=2 PBS_PPA=48
Currently Loaded Modulefiles:
  1) os/el6
compute2801:pwolinsk:$ 

For information about the available queues on Razor and Trestles please see queues.

interactive.1457384097.txt.gz · Last modified: 2016/03/07 20:54 by pwolinsk