|Nov 20, 2010, 05:10 PM||#5|
well i looked around the f@h website a bit, and found instructions for running the windows client through wine on linux. they are here: http://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?p=158848#p158848
so i figured i'd try to see if that could happen for osx.
i installed winebottler from http://winebottler.kronenberg.org/,
the os x cuda toolkit from http://developer.nvidia.com/object/c...downloads.html
then the gpu3 folding client from http://www.stanford.edu/~friedrim/.F..._Vista-631.zip
ran the client in wine but i keep getting "Gpu species not recognized." errors from the folding client. i see theres a new version of the client available, i'll try that. thinking either that or the os x nvidia drivers are enough different from the windows ones that the client can't access it properly. this is on a 2009 mp with the gt120 which is fermi i think. tried both fermi and non- in the client but both gave that error. play around with it and see maybe what you all find
EDIT 1: I JUST TRIED THE NEWEST VERSION OF THE CLIENT, 6.40r1 AND IT NOW APPEARS TO DETECT THE GRAPHICS CARD! it sees the gt120 as Gpu type=3 species=20. the client downloads the core then it crashes when it tries to run with Calling '.\FahCore_15.exe -dir work/ -suffix 01 -nice 19 -checkpoint 15 -verbose -lifeline 63 -version 641'
[22:17:18] CoreStatus = C0000135 (-1073741515)
[22:17:18] Client-core communications error: ERROR 0xc0000135
[22:17:18] This is a sign of more serious problems, shutting down.
will continue to try to get this to work
EDIT 2: I missed the part to install some wrappers. going to see if that helps. apparently from http://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=59&t=16783 someone said gpu2 ran on os x so maybe it's possible
Last edited by karsten; Nov 20, 2010 at 06:05 PM.
|Nov 20, 2010, 09:30 PM||#9|
it was trying to use core_15 earlier which was probably the issue. i wasn't forcing it with g80. i'm still not sure from those linux instructions what all we need to do on os x with the wine dll wrapper and stuff though. maybe its not actually seeing the card who knows. thanks for the help
looks like it might be an issue with the nvidia cuda driver and 10.6.5? http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=185332
Last edited by karsten; Nov 20, 2010 at 09:49 PM.
|Nov 23, 2010, 07:31 PM||#10|
don't give up! you might be able to get there!
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