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Status Future consideration
Workspace Spectrum LSF
Components Scheduling
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 20, 2022

bjobs -o reserved_mem or bhosts -o reserved_mem

To see how much memory is reserved on a host, we need to parse the bhosts -l <hostname> command, and it doesn't give us info about which job is reserving how much memory.

I'd either like to see one of the following:

bhosts -o 'jobid reserved_mem'

bjobs -o 'jobid reserved_mem' -m <hostname> [jobid]

This would give us information about which jobs are (badly) reserving too much memory, so we can improve their submissions.

Needed By Not sure -- Just thought it was cool
  • Guest
    Oct 20, 2022

    High job mem reservation can lead to pending jobs - this will be a useful information to get.