[Swift-user] max number of jobs?

Glen Hocky hockyg at uchicago.edu
Thu Apr 23 16:55:48 CDT 2009

With these settings, exactly 16 jobs immediately go into the queue 
(which on ranger goes to 256 coasters) and that number never changes

Ben Clifford wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Apr 2009, Glen Hocky wrote:
>> I was wondering if there is a cap on number of coasters or jobs in the queue
>> on some machines. I've had a lot of success running on Ranger but I've never
>> had more than 256 active jobs (i.e. 16x16) even with very high initial score
>> and throttle settings.
> Do you see other jobs from Swift sitting in the queue on Ranger in 
> queued/waiting state (rather than running)? Or do you only see exactly 256 
> jobs in the queue? (this being from wahtever Ranger's equivalent of qstat 
> is)

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