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Set a limit for service class

It would be useful to set a limit in lsb.resources for Serive Class "SLA" in order give some minimum guarantee with SLA and set a maximium number of resorucese usable in this SLA.It would be excellent to indicate the limit with the number of nodes...
almost 4 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Enhance GSLA to enable in-queue preemption

The Guaranteed SLA system allows sharing of Resources defined by ServiceClasses. We would like to use that to allow two or more groups to pool and share compute slots, wherein they typically unused slots would be available to all of the groups. Th...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Enable option for hardcoding GPU memory request like its available for CPU memory request

At this moment IBM offers features of hardcoding CPU memory. We have implemented this feature in our cluster with esub scripting. Similarly we want to have same feature available for GPU memmory (gmem) to be hardcoded. I have raised ticket to our ...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Not under consideration

Reporting both host-based pending reason and main pending reason

"LSF does not support reporting both host-based pending reason and main pending reason (about license)." Let me provide a portion of the bsub statement from our case to exemplify the customer's dilemma. bsub -R "rusage[mem=3000.00:duration=1m,md_r...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Add support to Kerberos ticket with new "renew-until" date for already submitted jobs

While using Kerberos ticket forwarding on a LSF cluster: Currently TGT found on the submission host is copied to LSF cache and forwarded to the execution host at job submission; These tickets can be renewed automatically by LSF until the TGT "rene...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 4 Not under consideration

Correct on Design Flaw in Session Scheduler

Currently the Session Manager and Service Director operate in the same CGROUP on the first execution host which causes a race condition that if a task on the first execution host pushes the memory use above the memory limit (aka mem-eater process)...
7 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Allow preemption of shared gpu jobs (j_exclusive=no) by higher priority job queues.

We need the LSF support for preemption of shared gpu jobs. Currently GPU preemption is supported only for jobs in mode j_exclusive=yes This is a very big problem as we have a significant waste of gpu memory resource. because if a lower priority jo...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Dynamic priority based on jobarray length

We exclusively work with jobarrays at our company. We have a queue reserved for jobs that take no more than 3 minutes. A general rule of thumb is that small jobarrays at our company can be considered as interactive jobs where the user waits for th...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Not under consideration

allow update for span string after a job is started

Hello, currently, it's not possible to update the span string after a job is started. for ex: a user start a multinodes jobs using bsub .... -n x -R ".. span[ptile=y]" ... unfortunately, he forgot to specify to the tool to start in mutlinodes an...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Why do we have to run "lspasswd" to register windows user's password in LSF ?

Customers hope they don't need to use lspasswd in Windows. But LSF needs user's password to impersonate user before running user's job on a Windows execution host. This is due to the designed feature of user authentication in Windows. Windows need...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration