|Jan 17, 2011, 08:28 PM||#1|
BOINC, 10.6.6 and CUDA?
Hey there, ever since i updated to 10.6.6 and the very latest Nvidia CUDA driver update it seems that BOINC is no longer utilizing GPU.
Before those updates i had BOINC using the GPU a lot more and the settings where same as now.
Is the problem with BOINC and not with OS-X or CUDA updates?
|Feb 3, 2011, 07:50 PM||#2|
What projects are you trying to use with CUDA?
I know Collatz fails. I talked with the project admin about it. He doesn't even own a Mac, so I've no clue why there even IS a Mac CUDA app there.
SETI doesn't work, nor does Einstein. Both need more than 450MB of VRAM, which many CUDA-enabled Mac cards simply don't have.
PrimeGrid's PPS and GCW sieve apps work fine on my GT 330M in the MacBook Pro. Running 10.6.6 and the latest BOINC version (6.10.58 - not the beta - this is important!)
As for where the problem lies...I dunno. I'd need a bit more information (ie what project/subprojects you're trying to run) and what kind of card you have.
Also...have you installed the full CUDA toolkit? To run a CUDA app you're gonna need libcudart.dylib and libcudart.dylib_200102 (or something - its signature) in the same folder.
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|Feb 6, 2011, 11:33 PM||#3|
MacBook Pro | 2.6GHz Quad Core i7, 16GB DDR3L, 1TB SSD, Intel Iris Pro + GT750M 2GB, 10.10.3, 8.1
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|Feb 7, 2011, 12:20 AM||#4|
BOINC still uses my GPU. I have to pause it when I'm in Maya or else the viewports get all crazy.
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