Forcing 1 GPU per project

Questions and Answers : GPU applications : Forcing 1 GPU per project

To post messages, you must log in.

Volunteer tester

Send message
Joined: 16 Feb 09
Posts: 1
Credit: 303,474
RAC: 7
El Salvador
Message 1167956 - Posted: 5 Nov 2011, 4:31:03 UTC

I want to be able to exclusively use my GPU 0 for SETI, and my GPU 1 for PrimeGrid. Both GPU's are GTS 450's, Windows 7 x64, drivers 266.58.

So far i've created a cc_config.xml file, with the following parameters:


Problem is, when i load BOINC, an error message appears: Unrecognized tag in cc_config.xml: <exclude_gpu>, but it keeps on crunching just fine, but without dividing the load as i'd like. Both SETI and Prime have the same resource allocation, my client version is 6.12.34, and my manager version is 6.10.60 (i really hate the way the Event Log does not show up on the main screen). What i don't know if my little manager mod might be affecting it, or if is it my version, as i see it is only for version 6.13, of which i only see a beta version.
ID: 1167956 · Report as offensive
Profile Gundolf Jahn

Send message
Joined: 19 Sep 00
Posts: 3184
Credit: 394,651
RAC: 23
Message 1168120 - Posted: 5 Nov 2011, 6:55:00 UTC - in response to Message 1167956.  
Last modified: 5 Nov 2011, 7:15:07 UTC

my client version is 6.12.34



Don't use the given GPU for the given project. If <device_num> is not specified, exclude all GPUs of the given type. <type> is required if your computer has more than one type of GPU; otherwise it can be omitted. If <app> is specified, only jobs for the given app are excluded. You may include multiple <exclude_gpu> elements. New in 6.13

Computer sind nicht alles im Leben. (Kleiner Scherz)

SETI@home classic workunits 3,758
SETI@home classic CPU time 66,520 hours
ID: 1168120 · Report as offensive
Profile Ageless

Send message
Joined: 9 Jun 99
Posts: 14082
Credit: 3,383,068
RAC: 896
Message 1168177 - Posted: 5 Nov 2011, 11:35:13 UTC - in response to Message 1168120.  


Doesn't work yet, not even in 6.13.10
A fix may be coming in 6.13.11, I'll be sure to test it then.

Ancient Astronaut Theorists suggest that in many ways, you can be considered an alien conspiracy!
ID: 1168177 · Report as offensive

Questions and Answers : GPU applications : Forcing 1 GPU per project

©2017 University of California
SETI@home and Astropulse are funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, NASA, and donations from SETI@home volunteers. AstroPulse is funded in part by the NSF through grant AST-0307956.