GPU not available?

Jim Wilkins
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I have "upgraded" my iMac's OS to OS X 10.11.4. Apparently, Einstein can't find my NVIDIA GPU, however, it found it on the previous OS X version.

I am running all other WUs just fine.

How do I fix this this?

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GPU not available?

It used to be that newer versions of OSX did not play well with E@H gpu apps. Something Apple "broke" I believe. See this thread
Don't know if this issue has been resolved lately

Edit: You have a Nvidia GPU so probably not the same problem

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RE: I have "upgraded" my

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I have "upgraded" my iMac's OS to OS X 10.11.4. Apparently, Einstein can't find my NVIDIA GPU, however, it found it on the previous OS X version.

I am running all other WUs just fine.

How do I fix this this?


Have you updated to the latest NVIDIA drivers and CUDA? I have not updated my NVIDIA machines for fear that this would happen, so it would be great to hear from you.

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Now I see that the Mac I

Now I see that the Mac I upgraded to 10.11.4 does not receive GPU tasks for my AMD cards. It appears to be related to the OS version.

OS version required max: 140000, supplied: 150400

Does there need to be a change in the plan class for BRP6-opencl-ati-lion ?

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I am doing fine on vanilla

I am doing fine on vanilla 10.11 El Capitan on a Mac Pro with GTX 650 PC-version cards. I did have to download the version-specific nVidia drivers to fix some system instability. This may solve Jim's problem at least:

http://www.macvidcards.com/drivers.html

Be sure to read the bit at the top about getting your build and OSX version number so you get the proper driver.

Jim Wilkins
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The CUDA download

The CUDA download worked!

I would have thought the OS X update would have included this.

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Apple doesn't give a hoot

Apple doesn't give a hoot about CUDA, it's a competitor to OpenCL, which even now they only halfheartedly maintain, they have no OpenCL drivers greater than v.1.2. They're putting all their hopes on Metal.

FWIW I had a Mac Pro using 10.11.3 and an original ATI 5870 Mac Edition, saw no errors while it ran. Switched in a Sapphire R9 380 and got better results.

I'm told I could even get better than that if I could find a certain resistor block and remove it, as for some arcane reason ATI's PC cards will only run at 2.5 GT/sec when installed in a Mac.

jd, tried rebooting and resetting the project? I have a flashed AMD R9 280X that's crunching GPU WUs just fine under 10.11.4.

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RE: ... jd, tried rebooting

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jd, tried rebooting and resetting the project? I have a flashed AMD R9 280X that's crunching GPU WUs just fine under 10.11.4.

Thanks for your suggestion!

I tried the reboot and the reset, but it still won't download BRP6 tasks apparently due to the OS 10.11.4. It had worked fine in 10.11.3....

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Have you tried updating CUDA?

Have you tried updating CUDA?

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Maybe try enabling beta

Maybe try enabling beta builds on BRP6? I'm running BRP6-Beta-opencl-ati-lion, Parkes PMPS XT v.1.58...

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RE: Maybe try enabling beta

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Maybe try enabling beta builds on BRP6? I'm running BRP6-Beta-opencl-ati-lion, Parkes PMPS XT v.1.58...


It took me a while to figure out how, but that did it! Thank you!!!!

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