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Message 63005 - Posted: 13 Jan 2015, 17:25:59 UTC

Hello everyone,

Since i switched from CPU to GPU computation ('use CPU' is disabled, 'Use ATI GPU' enabled in MilkyWay@Home preferences) the following message is displayed:

13-Jan-2015 19:07:44 [Milkyway@Home] Requesting new tasks for CPU and AMD/ATI GPU
13-Jan-2015 19:07:47 [Milkyway@Home] Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
13-Jan-2015 19:07:47 [Milkyway@Home] No tasks sent
13-Jan-2015 19:07:47 [Milkyway@Home] ATI GPU R600 (R38xx) does not support OpenCL
13-Jan-2015 19:07:47 [Milkyway@Home] Tasks for CPU are available, but your preferences are set to not accept them
13-Jan-2015 19:07:47 [Milkyway@Home] Tasks for NVIDIA GPU are available, but your preferences are set to not accept them
13-Jan-2015 19:08:53 [Milkyway@Home] Sending scheduler request: To fetch work.
13-Jan-2015 19:08:53 [Milkyway@Home] Requesting new tasks for AMD/ATI GPU
13-Jan-2015 19:08:55 [Milkyway@Home] Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks


My computer is a openSUSE 13.1 with R9 290 and proprietary drivers (and OpenCL sdk) installed.

Can anyone point me to how i can 'convince' the application that my GPU is OpenCL capable?

On seti@home & POEM@home the GPU is used without problems with the same settings in preferences menu.
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Message 63007 - Posted: 13 Jan 2015, 17:54:27 UTC

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Message 63008 - Posted: 13 Jan 2015, 18:04:26 UTC - in response to Message 63007.  

Thank you for your quick response.
I'll check the thread and see if it will work for me.
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Message 63012 - Posted: 13 Jan 2015, 18:38:27 UTC - in response to Message 63008.  

Up and running!

I downloaded from http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/download/ the latest milkyway_separation__modified_fit application

i created this app_info.xml

<app_info>
	<app>
		<name>milkyway_separation__modified_fit</name>
	</app>
	<file_info>
		<name>milkyway_separation__modified_fit_1.36_x86_64-pc-linux-gnu__opencl_ati_101</name>
		<executable />
	</file_info>
	<app_version>
		<app_name>milkyway_separation__modified_fit</app_name>
		<version_num>136</version_num>
		<avg_ncpus>0.040000</avg_ncpus>
		<max_ncpus>0.567833</max_ncpus>
		<plan_class>opencl_ati_101</plan_class>
		<file_ref>
			<file_name>milkyway_separation__modified_fit_1.36_x86_64-pc-linux-gnu__opencl_ati_101</file_name>
			<main_program/>
		</file_ref>
		<coproc>
			<type>ATI</type>
			<count>1.0000</count>
		</coproc>
	</app_version>
</app_info>


and now everything is ok.
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Message 63018 - Posted: 16 Jan 2015, 3:08:49 UTC - in response to Message 63005.  
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