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From Owen O'Malley <o...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Unable to set mapred.tasktracker.tasks.maximum on different nodes in the cluster
Date Thu, 25 Jan 2007 18:14:26 GMT

On Jan 25, 2007, at 5:14 AM, Espen Amble Kolstad wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there any way to have some nodes in a cluster to have different
> mapred.tasktracker.tasks.maximum setting than others?
> I can't seem to get this to work by changing conf/hadoop-site.xml  
> on some of
> the nodes.

In theory that should work, but currently the job tracker assumes  
mapred.tasktracker.tasks.maximum is constant across the entire  
cluster. It would be a reasonable issue/patch to remove that limitation.

-- Owen

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