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Message 57810 - Posted: 5 Apr 2013, 16:52:11 UTC

Milkyway@Home requires a GPU supporting Double Precision arithmetic and OpenCL 1.0.

- Most new cards (year 2012+) should work. If they don't it's a bug, as some driver versions are broken. Many of the broken versions have workarounds.

NVIDIA:
- Requires Compute Capability 1.3 and Above.
- For the GeForce 2xx series, this is the GTX 260 and above.
- Any Fermi based (GeForce GTX 4xx or 5xx) should support doubles.
- Any older GPUs (such as a GeForce 8xxx or 9xxx) will not work

AMD/ATI:
- The oldest GPUs that work are the ATI HD Radeon 38x0 series.
- In general laptop AMD GPUs do NOT support doubles despite similar branding (e.g. A Mobility Radeon 5870 is not the same as a normal Radeon 5870). Only the Mobility Radeon 48xx are the only current ATI laptop GPUs that have doubles.
- For the Radeon 6000 series, only the 69xx have doubles.

From Matthew Arsenault:

R7xx is sketchy, since support was dropped from the driver (and I just removed support for it from the backend), so you need to use an old version of it. Anything newer than that should be fine.

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Message 57811 - Posted: 5 Apr 2013, 16:52:56 UTC - in response to Message 57810.

Examples of supported older cards (these lists are not all of the GPUs which should work)

Nvidia:


GeForce GTX 590
GeForce GTX 580
GeForce GTX 570
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
GeForce GTX 560
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
GeForce GT 545
GeForce GTX 480
GeForce GTX 470
GeForce GTX 465
GeForce GTX 460
GeForce GTS 450
GeForce GT 430
Geforce GTX 295
Geforce GTX 285
Geforce GTX 280
Geforce GTX 275 (credits to Bruce)
Geforce GTX 260
Tesla S1070
Tesla C1060
Tesla M2090
Tesla M2070
Tesla M2050
Tesla S2050
Quadro Plex 2200 D2
Quadro FX 5800
Quadro FX 4800
Quadro 5000s, 5000s, 4000s
(Based on GT200 GPU)



AMD/ATI:

AMD Radeon 7970
AMD Radeon 7950
AMD Radeon 6990
AMD Radeon 6970
AMD Radeon 6950
AMD Radeon 6930
ATI HD Radeon 5970 (credits to kashi)
ATI HD Radeon 5870
ATI HD Radeon 5850
ATI HD Radeon 5830
ATI HD Radeon 4890
ATI HD Radeon 4870
ATI HD Radeon 4850
ATI HD Radeon 4830
ATI HD Radeon 4770
ATI HD Radeon 4830
ATI HD Radeon 38x0
(credits to cenit for the AMD documentation describing the products above)
ATI Firestream 9270
ATI Firestream 9250
ATI Firestream 9170
(credits to Cluster Physik)



For AMD, you can try checking the chart at the end of this if you have something not listed: http://developer.amd.com/sdks/amdappsdk/assets/AMD_APP_SDK_Getting_Started_Guide_v2.4.pdf

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Message 58412 - Posted: 26 May 2013, 13:47:40 UTC - in response to Message 57810.

- In general laptop AMD GPUs do NOT support doubles despite similar branding (e.g. A Mobility Radeon 5870 is not the same as a normal Radeon 5870). Only the Mobility Radeon 48xx are the only current ATI laptop GPUs that have doubles.


The HD 7970M supports DP and runs Milkyway. Specs. are very similar to the desktop HD 7870 (Pitcairn) but clock is lower. It appears it has also the same 1/16 divider between SP and DP processing power.

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Message 59027 - Posted: 21 Jun 2013, 20:13:16 UTC

My laptop has 2 7970m but it only uses 1 of them.

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Message 59034 - Posted: 22 Jun 2013, 11:05:36 UTC - in response to Message 59027.

My laptop has 2 7970m but it only uses 1 of them.


Create a small file using NOTEPAD to tell Boinc to use all the gpu's it sees.
<cc_config>
<options>
<use_all_gpus>1</use_all_gpus>
</options>
</cc_config>

Copy and paste the above into NOTEPAD, not a word processing program, and save it as "cc_config.xml" without the quotes of course and as a text type file. When it says the extension doesn't fit, say okay do it anyway. Then save the file in the folder C:\program data\Boinc and stop and restart Boinc. Then when Boinc starts up go into the Boinc Manager and click on Advanced and then Event Log, scroll up to the top and about 5 to 10 lines down from the top it will tell you how many gpu's it sees, calling the 1st one gpu 0, the 2nd one gpu 1, etc.

All the file is doing is telling Boinc to use all the gpu's it finds, that is all.

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Message 59334 - Posted: 12 Jul 2013, 20:49:35 UTC

The HD7870 is not on the list but my computer is running Milkyway with my HD7870.

However some of the tasks are "inconclusive" (I don't really know the english for the french "peu concluant"), maybe this comes from the 1/16 divider used for DP ?

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Message 59335 - Posted: 12 Jul 2013, 21:09:32 UTC - in response to Message 59334.

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Message 59397 - Posted: 19 Jul 2013, 12:53:21 UTC - in response to Message 57810.
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Hi!

Why can't I use my 4870 on my Mac Pro??
I've OS X 10.8.4, Boinc 7.0.65 & 24 Go of RAM!

Thx

Edit : I've that message : Ven 19 jul 14:47:28 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Message du serveur de projet: ATI GPU R600 (R38xx) does not support OpenCL
However I'm actually running primegrid that use OpenCL!!

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Message 59398 - Posted: 19 Jul 2013, 16:29:54 UTC

Hey,

Can you link to a work unit you attempted to crunch?

Thanks,

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Message 59402 - Posted: 19 Jul 2013, 22:10:09 UTC
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I'd like to but it doesn't dl any task!!

I leave / join the project & get these messages :


Ven 19 jul 14:46:25 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Resetting project
Ven 19 jul 14:46:25 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Detaching from project
Ven 19 jul 14:46:37 2013 | | Fetching configuration file from http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/get_project_config.php
Ven 19 jul 14:46:57 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Master file download succeeded
Ven 19 jul 14:47:27 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Sending scheduler request: Project initialization.
Ven 19 jul 14:47:27 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Requesting new tasks for CPU and ATI
Ven 19 jul 14:47:28 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
Ven 19 jul 14:47:28 2013 | Milkyway@Home | No tasks sent
Ven 19 jul 14:47:28 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Message du serveur de projet: ATI GPU R600 (R38xx) does not support OpenCL
Ven 19 jul 14:47:28 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Des taches sont disponibles pour votre processeur, mais vos préférences sont réglées pour les refuser.
Ven 19 jul 14:47:28 2013 | Milkyway@Home | New computer location: home


An idea...???

Infos of my Mac :

Mac Pro
Early 2009
Proc : 2 x 2,93GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon
Ram : 24 Go 1066 MHz DDR3 ECC
Graphics : ATI Radeon HD 4870 512 Mo
Soft sys : OS X 10.8.4

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Message 59447 - Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 18:12:47 UTC

I'd like to add the Radeon HD 77xx series to the list. I'm crunching WUs beautify on a HD 7750 here.
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Message 59510 - Posted: 2 Aug 2013, 20:24:48 UTC - in response to Message 59447.

Same here on 77xx, running just fine on a 7770.

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Message 60015 - Posted: 27 Sep 2013, 8:46:55 UTC
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Milkyway@Home: Notice from server
ATI GPU R600 (R38xx) does not support OpenCL

I'm quite certain that it does though. Any idea what's going on?

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Message 60017 - Posted: 27 Sep 2013, 10:16:07 UTC - in response to Message 60015.

Milkyway@Home: Notice from server
ATI GPU R600 (R38xx) does not support OpenCL

I'm quite certain that it does though. Any idea what's going on?


This is MilkyWay they require a dual precision gpu and your 6750 is not on the list of gpu's having that, and since it must be built in, not added on later, it meams that you can't use that gpu here.

As for why it says your gpu doesn't do opencl, that could be a driver issue, but since I don't do Linux, and have never even put my fingers on a machine running Darwin, I can't help in that area.

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Message 60030 - Posted: 27 Sep 2013, 15:26:04 UTC - in response to Message 60017.

Milkyway@Home: Notice from server
ATI GPU R600 (R38xx) does not support OpenCL

I'm quite certain that it does though. Any idea what's going on?


This is MilkyWay they require a dual precision gpu and your 6750 is not on the list of gpu's having that, and since it must be built in, not added on later, it meams that you can't use that gpu here.

As for why it says your gpu doesn't do opencl, that could be a driver issue, but since I don't do Linux, and have never even put my fingers on a machine running Darwin, I can't help in that area.


The R600 series was the HD2900 series.

Those cards do not support GPUGP or OpenCL at all.

The first card capable of crunching here was the HD3850 which is a RV670.
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Message 60082 - Posted: 2 Oct 2013, 13:55:57 UTC - in response to Message 60030.

Milkyway@Home: Notice from server
ATI GPU R600 (R38xx) does not support OpenCL

I'm quite certain that it does though. Any idea what's going on?

This is MilkyWay they require a dual precision gpu and your 6750 is not on the list of gpu's having that, and since it must be built in, not added on later, it meams that you can't use that gpu here.

As for why it says your gpu doesn't do opencl, that could be a driver issue, but since I don't do Linux, and have never even put my fingers on a machine running Darwin, I can't help in that area.

The R600 series was the HD2900 series.

Those cards do not support GPUGP or OpenCL at all.

The first card capable of crunching here was the HD3850 which is a RV670.

Thank you both. If I understand correctly, my GPU (AMD ATI Radeon HD 6750M (512MB) OpenCL: 1.01) does support OpenCL but not double precision and is therefore not usable for milkyway GPU tasks. Right?

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Message 60083 - Posted: 2 Oct 2013, 14:11:09 UTC - in response to Message 60082.

Milkyway@Home: Notice from server
ATI GPU R600 (R38xx) does not support OpenCL

I'm quite certain that it does though. Any idea what's going on?

This is MilkyWay they require a dual precision gpu and your 6750 is not on the list of gpu's having that, and since it must be built in, not added on later, it meams that you can't use that gpu here.

As for why it says your gpu doesn't do opencl, that could be a driver issue, but since I don't do Linux, and have never even put my fingers on a machine running Darwin, I can't help in that area.

The R600 series was the HD2900 series.

Those cards do not support GPUGP or OpenCL at all.

The first card capable of crunching here was the HD3850 which is a RV670.

Thank you both. If I understand correctly, my GPU (AMD ATI Radeon HD 6750M (512MB) OpenCL: 1.01) does support OpenCL but not double precision and is therefore not usable for milkyway GPU tasks. Right?


YES that IS correct, most other gpu projects would love to have you though!!

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Message 60349 - Posted: 10 Nov 2013, 9:58:13 UTC

Hi all!

I've the same message with my HD 7950!! And I'm sure it supports openCL!! I'm on Mac Pro
It works fine with Collatz, Einstein...

It's on the list of supported cards and when I ask for work, the message is :

Dim 10 nov 10:44:03 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Sending scheduler request: Requested by user.
Dim 10 nov 10:44:03 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Requesting new tasks
Dim 10 nov 10:44:04 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
Dim 10 nov 10:44:04 2013 | Milkyway@Home | No tasks sent
Dim 10 nov 10:44:04 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Message du serveur de projet: ATI GPU R600 (R38xx) does not support OpenCL
Dim 10 nov 10:44:04 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Des taches sont disponibles pour votre processeur, mais vos préférences sont réglées pour les refuser.

Ideas??

Thx.

P.S: You can see here my card is recognized by the project!!
http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/hosts_user.php

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Message 60350 - Posted: 10 Nov 2013, 11:27:47 UTC - in response to Message 60349.

Hi all!

I've the same message with my HD 7950!! And I'm sure it supports openCL!! I'm on Mac Pro
It works fine with Collatz, Einstein...

It's on the list of supported cards and when I ask for work, the message is :

Dim 10 nov 10:44:03 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Sending scheduler request: Requested by user.
Dim 10 nov 10:44:03 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Requesting new tasks
Dim 10 nov 10:44:04 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
Dim 10 nov 10:44:04 2013 | Milkyway@Home | No tasks sent
Dim 10 nov 10:44:04 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Message du serveur de projet: ATI GPU R600 (R38xx) does not support OpenCL
Dim 10 nov 10:44:04 2013 | Milkyway@Home | Des taches sont disponibles pour votre processeur, mais vos préférences sont réglées pour les refuser.

Ideas??

Thx.

P.S: You can see here my card is recognized by the project!!
http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/hosts_user.php


First I am NOT a Linux guy and you are using Darwin...but the one thing I notice on your two pc's is that neither has the software version you are using listed. When you look at one of my pc's you see this:
AMD AMD Radeon HD 6900 series (Cayman) (2048MB) driver: 1.4.1848 OpenCL: 1.02

But when I look at your pc's I see this:
AMD ATI Radeon HD 7950 Compute Engine (2047MB) OpenCL: 1.02
and
AMD ATI Radeon HD 5770 (1024MB) OpenCL: 1.01

Which brings me to my question..what version of the drivers did you load? And are they the Beta version? If they are the Beta version you might want to back off to a released version for MilkyWay as they do not support the Beta versions. It may work, but they only guarantee it to work with the released versions. The way I got here was you said, and it shows, you are using a 7950 gpu yet Boinc thinks you are using one of the newer R series cards.

The 5770 is not MilkyWay compatible so just won't work here, it will work at most other projects just fine though.

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Message 60351 - Posted: 10 Nov 2013, 13:58:40 UTC - in response to Message 60350.
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First I'm not on linux but OS X ;-)
Second, I don't have the hand on the drivers!! I use those that OS X installs!
It's ok for the 5770, I don't try to compute with it.

If you need more détails on my config, ask me.

Thx for your response!

P.S: The problem was same with my old HD4870!!

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