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C1060 & NVS290

Discussion in 'bit-tech Folding Team' started by Kerrash, 29 May 2009.

  1. Kerrash

    Kerrash New Member

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    Hi there, I've not been able to find any information to help on this subject and was hoping I could ask for some advice here.

    I'm lucky enough to spend my time working on a workstation with both a Telsa C1060 and a Quadro NVS290 card installed.
    Outside of work hours I've been leaving the GPU2 client running. However I can't seem to get the software to run on the Tesla card, which is an enormous shame.

    I've tried all the -gpu and -forcegpu settings I could find on the internet, to no avail.

    Thanks.
     
  2. saspro

    saspro IT monkey

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    Never tried a tesla but I'll have a go.

    What version of the client are you using (console or systray)?
    What arguments/switches are you using?
    What errors are you getting?
     
  3. Kerrash

    Kerrash New Member

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    You'll have to excuse me as I'm not on that machine right now, so as I recall.

    I have tried both systray and console versions. I believe it was the 6.23 GPU client, which I downloaded on the 27th May 09.

    Every time I run the console client it seems to automically default to the Quadro and the systray version refused to start claiming the device was incompatible.

    Sorry I can't be more specific. (I won't be able to get logs until Monday)
     
  4. Kerrash

    Kerrash New Member

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    So I've got a little more information about the system now:

    OS: Win XP 5.2 (x64 SP2)
    RAM: 8GB
    CPU: Xeon T5400, 2GHz
    GPU 0: Quadro NVS290
    GPU 1: Tesla C1060
    Forceware: 6.14.11.8120 (26 Dec 2008) [Both cards are utilizing the same driver set]
    FAH Systray: 6.23 (26 Nov 2008)

    The nVidia control panel was set to enable PhsyX on the Tesla. I have disabled this and used the command line switches:
    -forcegpu nvidia_g80 -gpu 1.

    The log output is:
    [07:09:07] Loaded queue successfully.
    [07:09:07] Initialization complete
    [07:09:07]
    [07:09:07] + Processing work unit
    [07:09:07] Core required: FahCore_11.exe
    [07:09:07] Core found.
    [07:09:07] Working on queue slot 04 [June 1 07:09:07 UTC]
    [07:09:07] + Working ...
    [07:09:07]
    [07:09:07] *------------------------------*
    [07:09:07] Folding@Home GPU Core - Beta
    [07:09:07] Version 1.19 (Mon Nov 3 09:34:13 PST 2008)
    [07:09:07]
    [07:09:07] Compiler : Microsoft (R) 32-bit C/C++ Optimizing Compiler Version 14.00.50727.762 for 80x86
    [07:09:07] Build host: amoeba
    [07:09:07] Board Type: Nvidia
    [07:09:07] Core :
    [07:09:07] Preparing to commence simulation
    [07:09:07] - Looking at optimizations...
    [07:09:07] - Files status OK
    [07:09:07] - Expanded 66396 -> 348500 (decompressed 524.8 percent)
    [07:09:07] Called DecompressByteArray: compressed_data_size=66396 data_size=348500, decompressed_data_size=348500 diff=0
    [07:09:07] - Digital signature verified
    [07:09:07]
    [07:09:07] Project: 5778 (Run 18, Clone 142, Gen 1)
    [07:09:07]
    [07:09:07] Assembly optimizations on if available.
    [07:09:07] Entering M.D.
    [07:09:13] Will resume from checkpoint file
    [07:09:13] Working on Protein
    [07:09:13] Run: exception thrown during GuardedRun
    [07:09:13] Run: exception thrown in GuardedRun -- Gromacs cannot continue further.
    [07:09:13] Going to send back what have done -- stepsTotalG=0
    [07:09:13] Work fraction=0.0000 steps=0.
    [07:09:17] logfile size=29480 infoLength=29480 edr=0 trr=23
    [07:09:17] - Writing 30016 bytes of core data to disk...
    [07:09:17] Done: 29504 -> 5917 (compressed to 20.0 percent)
    [07:09:17] ... Done.
    [07:09:17]
    [07:09:17] Folding@home Core Shutdown: UNSTABLE_MACHINE
    [07:09:21] CoreStatus = 7A (122)
    [07:09:21] Sending work to server
    [07:09:21] Project: 5778 (Run 18, Clone 142, Gen 1)
    [07:09:21] + Attempting to send results [June 1 07:09:21 UTC]
    [07:09:22] + Results successfully sent
    [07:09:22] Thank you for your contribution to Folding@Home.
    [07:09:26] - Preparing to get new work unit...
    [07:09:26] + Attempting to get work packet
    [07:09:26] - Connecting to assignment server

    Folding@Home Client Shutdown.
     
  5. saspro

    saspro IT monkey

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    What OS are you running?

    Can you enable the display as a 2nd screen?

    What happens when physx is on?
     
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  6. Kerrash

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    It's Windows XP x64 SP2.
    With PhysX enabled or not on either card, I still couldn't get it to run.
    However I messed with the settings for which adapters to extend my desktop to. After accidentally choosing to extend to the Tesla (d'oh) and locking up the machine, after the restart the previously mentioned settings worked (-force gpu nvidia_g80 -gpu 0).

    N.B. Don't try 'Display' from the systray client on a Tesla ;)

    I might switch over to the console client if I can, because I didn't expect I could visualize the folding on the Tesla; although I'm a little affraid to touch anything! :S
     

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