GPU Ati Radeon HD 3450 and distribuited computing

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Message 961199 - Posted: 6 Jan 2010, 14:11:53 UTC

Hi guys i'm running Boinc 6.10.17 under Debian Squeeze, i've an Ati Radeon HD 3450 512Mb and the driver Ati Catalyst 9.12 installed, is it real this card is unutilizable for distribuited computing??

This is the log of the boinc-manager:

lun 04 gen 2010 10:48:44 CET Processor: 1 AuthenticAMD AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3000+ [Family 15 Model 44 Stepping 2]
lun 04 gen 2010 10:48:44 CET Processor features: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt lm 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm
lun 04 gen 2010 10:48:44 CET OS: Linux: 2.6.30-2-686
lun 04 gen 2010 10:48:44 CET Memory: 1.48 GB physical, 1.29 GB virtual
lun 04 gen 2010 10:48:44 CET Local time is UTC +1 hours
lun 04 gen 2010 10:48:45 CET No usable GPUs found

What can i do?
Thanks in advance for the reply!
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Message 961201 - Posted: 6 Jan 2010, 14:19:38 UTC - in response to Message 961199.  

SETI@Home does not have an ATi application yet. The only one in development I believe is a Windows app. Other projects have ATi applications in use but I do not know which ones have a *nix app to go with it.
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Message 961240 - Posted: 6 Jan 2010, 17:51:49 UTC

Only Collatz has a Linux ATI app, but it is for 64-bit processors only.

For BOINC to recognize the card, it needs to be included in the Video group.

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