Hello almon,

Did you look the NodeName/Feature list functionality with sbatch —constraints 
before choosing GRES?

Best regards,
Sebastien VIGNERON

> Le 18 mai 2018 à 00:02, Almon Gem Otanes <almond...@gmail.com> a écrit :
> Hi everyone,
> Is there a way to add GRES/features/attributes(not sure which is the correct 
> term) to partitions? I'm trying to port from SGE to SLURM. Our current setup 
> have queues(partitions) that refer to physical systems. The binaries we want 
> to execute are just scripts that don't need to run on the partitions so in 
> this case, we use the nodes as execution hosts. I want to be able to tell 
> sbatch I want to submit to any partition that have a set of custom 
> GRES/features/attributes. For example, a partition with a BERT(bit error rate 
> tester) with loopback enabled. So my GRES would look something like 
> bert:true,loopback=true. 
> I do have a semi-solution but I'm not sure if there is a better solution with 
> a SLURM feature I'm not familiar with. My solution is to use the job_submit 
> plugin to redirect the GRES that is meant for the nodes to be used as filters 
> for the partition. My next problem is how to tell the scheduler that it can 
> only submit to the list of partitions I indicate. The partition job submit 
> plugin only shows how to set the partition to a specific one. 
> In short, my questions are:
> 1. How to apply custom GRES to partitions?
> 2. Is there a way using the job_submit plugin to limit the partitions the 
> scheduler can submit to from a list that I indicate?
> Thanks in advance,
> Almon Otanes

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