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1) Message boards : Number crunching : How to configure client to use GPU-only for MilkyWay@Home while still using CPU for N-Body Simulation (Message 66824)
Posted 30 Nov 2017 by ktomlinson
Post:
Thanks for the help. Hopefully I can use this when I'm not part of a pool and have access to the project settings.
2) Message boards : Number crunching : How to configure client to use GPU-only for MilkyWay@Home while still using CPU for N-Body Simulation (Message 66820)
Posted 29 Nov 2017 by ktomlinson
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but this would still require access to the project settings via the web account? And each client running would have to use one of the custom preferences?

For example:

Client 1 uses "home" preferences that specifies GPU-Only and the N-Body application disabled.
Client 2 uses "school" preferences that specifies CPU-Only and only the N-Body application enabled.
3) Message boards : Number crunching : How to configure client to use GPU-only for MilkyWay@Home while still using CPU for N-Body Simulation (Message 66761)
Posted 3 Nov 2017 by ktomlinson
Post:
Thanks for the response. However, even if that was a proper solution to my problem I wouldn't be able to implement it. I'm currently in a gridcoin pool so I have no control over the project settings.

I was hoping for a client-side solution.

~KT
4) Message boards : Number crunching : How to configure client to use GPU-only for MilkyWay@Home while still using CPU for N-Body Simulation (Message 66715)
Posted 20 Oct 2017 by ktomlinson
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I've created an app_config.xml file to run multiple GPU work units:

<app_config>
<app>
<name>milkyway</name>
<gpu_versions>
<gpu_usage>.2</gpu_usage>
<cpu_usage>.2</cpu_usage>
</gpu_versions>
</app>
</app_config>


I want my client to get CPU work units for the N-Body Simulation application, but I'd like to disable CPU work units for MilkyWay@Home 1.46.

I tried disabling the CPU by adding the config below to my app_config but it doesn't seem to have an effect. I thought maybe the empty plan_class tag would tell the CPU app to use 0 CPUs, but still allow GPU tasks.

<app_version>
<app_name>milkyway</app_name>
<plan_class></plan_class>
<avg_ncpus>0.0</avg_ncpus>
</app_version>


Is it possible to use GPU-only for 1.46 and still use the CPU for N-Body?

Thanks,

~KT




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