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Message 1163891 - Posted: 20 Oct 2011, 11:58:00 UTC

HI,

Boinc on the mac refuses to use the GPU (radeon 6870) is there anyway to get it to work?
if i boot via bootcamp into windows Boinc sees and uses the GPU fine.

the log from boinc on the mac says - No usable GPUs found

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Message 1163893 - Posted: 20 Oct 2011, 12:06:37 UTC - in response to Message 1163891.
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BOINC developer for the Mac wrote:
Because ATI / AMD never supported Macs with CAL, there is no BOINC support for ATI GPUs on Macs in 6.12.x. There will be OpenCL support for ATI GPUs in 6.13, but this is still under development.

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Message 1163894 - Posted: 20 Oct 2011, 12:24:36 UTC - in response to Message 1163893.

Thanks for your reply
looks like i'll be running boinc in windows for a while then :)

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Message 1164675 - Posted: 23 Oct 2011, 2:07:27 UTC - in response to Message 1163893.

Great news. Looking forward to 6.13 and cranking out some results with my 6870 too.

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