AMD Athlon II X4 with integrated NVIDIA 9200 running Windows 10

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Message 1981293 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 14:48:41 UTC

I started running SETI@Home a couple of weeks ago.

The integrated video card has 256MB dedicated ram and reportedly has 8 CUDA cores.

Whenever BOINC attempts to run a job utilising the GPU it fails. The log for the job reports (partial log only):
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<core_client_version>7.14.2</core_client_version>
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<message>
too many boinc_temporary_exit()s</message>
<stderr_txt>
aAcc_fft.cu' in line 21 : out of memory.
A cuFFT plan FAILED, Initiating Boinc temporary exit (180 secs)
cudaAcc_free() called...
cudaAcc_free() running...
cudaAcc_free() PulseFind freed...
cudaAcc_free() Gaussfit freed...
cudaAcc_free() AutoCorrelation freed...
cudaAcc_free() DONE.
Preemptively Acknowledging temporary exit -> Exit Status: 0
boinc_exit(): requesting safe worker shutdown ->
boinc_exit(): received safe worker shutdown acknowledge ->
Cuda threadsafe ExitProcess() initiated, rval 0
v8 task detected
setiathome_CUDA: Found 1 CUDA device(s):
nVidia Driver Version 342.01
Device 1: GeForce 9200, 256 MiB, regsPerBlock 8192
computeCap 1.1, multiProcs 1
pciBusID = 2, pciSlotID = 0
clockRate = 1200 MHz
In cudaAcc_initializeDevice(): Boinc passed DevPref 1
setiathome_CUDA: CUDA Device 1 specified, checking...
Device 1: GeForce 9200 is okay
SETI@home using CUDA accelerated device GeForce 9200
pulsefind: blocks per SM 1 (Pre-Fermi default)
pulsefind: periods per launch 100 (default)
Priority of process set to BELOW_NORMAL (default) successfully
Priority of worker thread set successfully

setiathome enhanced x41zi (baseline v8), Cuda 3.20
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I have received BOINC messages advising the graphics driver needs to be updated but I have verified the latest is installed.

Is there some additional setting I need to make for these jobs to run or, alternatively, is there a way to prevent these tasks from being run?

Thanks for any words of wisdom.

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Message 1981319 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 17:07:21 UTC
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Pretty sure the card has inadequate RAM. Believe the minimum is 1 GB. Also pre-Fermi is questionable.
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Message 1981337 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 18:26:07 UTC

Certainly very low on memory, (the limit may be 512MB, but certainly more than 256)
Equally what driver are you using?
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