[Beowulf] NVIDIA GPUs, CUDA, MD5, and "hobbyists"

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Thu Jun 19 17:22:02 EDT 2008


On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 12:52 -0400, Peter St. John wrote:
> I dug up this pdf from Nvidia:
> http://www.nvidia.com/docs/IO/43395/tesla_product_overview_dec.pdf 
> Since I can't imagine coding a graphics card while it serves my X :-)
> I supposed one might put the PCIE card in a box with a cheap SVGA for
> the least-cost  CUDA experiment 

One thing I've never understood, and hopefully someone on here can
explain clearly, is why the onboard graphics is normally disabled when
you add a PCI-e card. If this was an option in the BIOS it would be
useful in this case (my own workstation is a Sun Ultra 20).

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