Questions tagged [gpu]

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NVIDIA-SMI just shows one GPU instead of two

I have 2 GPUs, but my NVIDIA-SMI just shows me one. How can I make it recognize the other one?
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How to disable GPU without bbswitch

BBswitch is apparently dead with the last commit being 5 years ago and it no longer works with more modern kernels. During shutdown, it just hangs the system. Nouveau doesn't support power management ...
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Switch GPU from Intel to Nvidia

I try to switch my used graphic card, but I can't. I'm using Linux Mint 19.1 I have the recommended driver. The NVIDIA Prime is enabled. BUT my NVIDIA X Server Settings looks like this. Someone can ...
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KVM - How to remove virtual video card, but keep the SPICE Server?

I am passing through a physical GPU to my virtual machine, and using the SPICE Server/Display Spice for sound. However, the virtual GPU (Cirrus/QXL/VGA/Virtio/VMVGA/Xen) is causing some sort of ...
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How to install Nvidia proprietary driver on a dual-gpu laptop properly?

This problem has been bothering me for months. I have a HP Envy Dv6 laptop, in which I installed Kali Linux. It has a dual gpu system with integrated graphics (Intel HD 4000) and dedicated GPU (...
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Ubuntu not using discrete GPU as primary graphics

My laptop will not run the graphics trough my discrete GPU, only the integrated one. I've tried a few things to correct that but so far without success. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.02LT. Specs: I own a ...
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Black screen after inserting RTX 2080 Ti, computer won't boot at all

This is with Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell 7920. So the Dell power light goes on but I get nothing aside from the occasional flickering of the HD light, trying to boot when I put the 2080 in my box. (I have ...
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If both Chromium and ffmpeg run in Linux, which gets the GPU?

ffmpeg and chromium-browser both support hardware accelerated graphics using the GPU. Say for example I have a machine that has one NVIDIA GPU in it; which app uses the GPU? Does the first ...
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What is the GPU driver I am currently running?

I have installed latest nVidia graphic driver via this PPA "xorg-edgers/ppa". Now in Nvidia X server setting showing the driver version is 346.35. But in Ubuntu's Additional Drivers there is no such ...
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What's the difference between DRM and a graphics driver?

I'm trying to understand what the difference is between DRM (Direct Rendering Manager) and a graphics driver, such as AMD or Nvidia GPU drivers. Reading the DRM wiki[1], it seems to me like DRM is ...
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How to disable Hardware Acceleration in Linux?

How can I turn off Hardware Acceleration in Linux, also known as Direct Rendering. I wish to turn this off, as it messes with some applications like OBS Studio which can't handle capturing of hardware ...
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rx 560x slower than integrated vega gpu on fedora 28

I'm using fedora 28 because it seems that is the only distro where that detects the rx560x correctly. Nonethe ess, I noticed that the performance when using the discrete GPU is significantly worse ...
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AMDGPU-PRO How to associate GPU stats found in /sys/kernel/debug/dri and /sys/class/drm/?

I'm trying to monitor AMD gpus in a system running AMDGPU-PRO 18.10 and linux kernel 4.4.0. I am reading values from: /sys/kernel/debug/dri/$X/amdgpu_pm_info where $X is a card index. I am also ...
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Multi GPU Supercomputer

I have a supermicro server running ubuntu server 14.04, and I would like to install a Quadro 400 (for display) a Nvidia GTX 295 and a Nvidia K80 however, when I install the driver for the K80 the ...
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Video acceleration disabled in Mint Linux 15 (Olivia) on an Intel Atom processor

Recently I installed Mint Linux 15 (Olivia) 32 bit on my friends netbook. I am copy pasting the output of sudo lspci -vk 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor D2xxx/N2xxx DRAM ...
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Linux Mint install freeze

I'd like to try Linux Mint 18.3 after experiencing trouble with ubuntu16.04 on a razr stealth rz09 with gtx1060 gpu . I made a live install usb , boot it and go thru the install screens, and ...
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How to kill all processes using a given GPU?

I use the CUDA toolkit to perform some computations on my Nvidia GPUs. How to kill all processes that use a given GPU? (killing at once, i.e. without having to manually type the PIDs behind kill -9.) ...
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System lags/freezes, dmesg shows GPU errors and faux USB disconnect - what to do?

I use GNU/Linux Mint 18.1 64-bit on an Intel i5 3570K machine with a discrete nVIDIA-based graphics card. Recently there was a power outage in my neighborhood. After it, I couldn't boot my machine ...
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linux mint 19 cinnamon cpu temerature goes crazy!

I've just installed the mint 19 cinnamon on my acer aspire 5830TG as a second OS alongside with win7 and immediately have a very high temp readings: $ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter ...
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How to fix “amdgpu dkms failed for running kernel” when installing amd gpu drivers?

I am attempting to install the AMD gpu drivers for an RX 480 in Ubuntu 18.4.2. Whenever I run amdgpu-install or amdgpu-pro-install I get amdgpu dkms failed for running kernel. Link to make.log I ...
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Nvidia drivers on debian

I'm on an ASUS laptop, with the following GPUs $ inxi -Gx Graphics: Card-1: Intel Device 5917 bus-ID: 00:02.0 Card-2: NVIDIA Device 1d10 bus-ID: 01:00.0 Display Server: X.Org 1....
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How to automatically force full composition pipeline for Nvidia GPU driver?

I've installed Manjaro Linux. My graphics card is an Nvidia GTX 1050Ti. When I boot my computer and try to watch videos, I notice harsh screen tearing. This problem is resolved when I go to the ...
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How to change in use driver linux

I have "radeon" and "amdgpu" drivers installed. I want to switch to amdgpu from radeon but I don't know how can I do that. lspci -v | grep driver: Kernel driver in use: radeon lspci -v | grep ...
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Multi Nvidia GPU overclocking for computations (CUDA)

I have seen in forums and manuals that you have to add Option "Coolbits" "value" to xorg.conf or similar files. I have been able to get this working for the first GPU, the one rendering the display....
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Am I using Nvidia driver on my Optimus laptop?

I am using Debian Stretch (9.5) and sudo lspci -nn | egrep -i "3d|display|vga" returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 520 [8086:1916] (rev 07) 06:00.0 3D ...
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Is it possible to modify Ubuntu 18.10 System Monitor to include GPU statistics?

I think I can throw together a fairly simple script to poll the usage data every few seconds. I am fluent enough with node/react that I could get that data and display it in a live graph that polls ...
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Accessing GPU and drawing on screen without X11

Is there a way to access the GPU, and draw directly on a screen, without passing through a windowing server like X11 or Wayland. For example to get an OpenGL renderbuffer, and write into it using ...
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X doesn't detect secondary nvidia GPU

My current setup is a 2 GPU setup, with an RX 480 as primary and a GTX 960 as secondary. I used to run nouveau just fine, X detected it and I could connect monitors or offload workloads onto it with ...
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Can TGSI be used to accelerate fixed-function pipelines?

In other words, can a Gallium driver be written to take advantage of legacy fixed function video cards without programmable shaders? From the TGSI Documentation, I see that declaration semantics and ...
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GPU/CUDA Compile Error

I am trying to compile some CUDA/GPU code on Ubuntu 16.04 with CUDA 8.0, but I am receiving the following error. I'm not sure how to debug this. nvcc -I/usr/local/cuda/include -gencode arch=...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 crash with cuda 9.0 [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell XPS 15 with an Nvidia GTX1050i graphics card. I have several nvidia driver versions installed but 410.79 is the one being used. My kernel version is 4.15, which I ...
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GPU usage monitoring (CUDA)

I installed CUDA toolkit on my computer and started BOINC project on GPU. In BOINC I can see that it is running on GPU, but is there a tool that can show me more details about that what is running on ...
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Linux mint Tara 19 problems with Nvidia Drivers [MX150]

I am trying to get my system to use the mx150 graphics card Problem: Nvidia x Server settings show blank The driver manager shows that i'm using nvidia-driver-390 and also says "No proprietary ...
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Hardware video decoding issues / vdpau radeon [closed]

I'm using a R7 240 graphic card on a Debian Jessie. VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Oland PRO [Radeon R7 240] According to the Xorg foundation, hardware decoding ...
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Where is /etc/initramfs-tools/modules in OpenSUSE?

I'm following a GPU passthrough guide online which requires me to add "pci-stub" to /etc/initramfs-tools/modules. But it doesn't exist. I'm using OpenSUSE Tumbleweed.
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Configure Grub Option to Boot With iGPU or dGPU

I'm running Manjaro 18 KDE and I've configured it to use the optimus-manager, and it works quite well. However, I find it a nuisance to have to log back out when I want to switch to the other Graphics ...
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My system is constantly processing something, heating up my laptop

My system heats up when running Ubuntu, with no major processing tasks. I also run Windows 10, on the same machine, and it never heats up when on Windows, so we can rule out hardware issues. My best ...
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Is mainline Linux kernel capable of GPGPU programming?

Is there general purpose GPU support in the Linux kernel? Let me explain in more details since it's too broad of a topic. By the word "capable" I mean native support. That crosses out OpenGL AND ...
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Google Chrome GPU Driver Issues on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having some problems starting Google Chrome on Ubuntu 18.04, and it seems to have something to do with my GPU driver--however, I do not know for sure. I tried google-chrome from the command ...
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Guide to set up GPU passthrough

I have been trying for several days now (had to reinstall arch twice during), with setting up GPU passthrough on my pc without success. The hardware is Asus Z97-P Intel I5-4690 AMD Radeon R9 380 (...
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Is it possible to completely turn off nvidia GPU to be able to run wayland?

I'm about to buy a new laptop that is being used with Linux only. Unfortunately finding a Linux laptop is not simple at all, and it seems the only option I found includes a nvidia Quadro M1200 and an ...
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The standard mechanism to switch GPUs isn't undocumented, is it?

My laptop is a normal, uninteresting machine with two standard, unmultiplexed GPUs and an ordinary Debian stretch installation. The secondary GPU (a Radeon) is usually powered down but I can activate ...
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How to switch between GPUs on Mint 17.2 ASUS laptop?

I have NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M and Intel HD Graphics 4600. In CS:GO I have frame-drops constantly, it jumps all the time between 5 and 40 fps - this makes game unplayable. And on 960m it should work ...
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Recommendations for a well supported graphics card (frame buffer) for Linux servers [closed]

I'm building a Linux server with a board which doesn't have onboard graphics. This system will be headless for the most part but I will connect a monitor to it as it doesn't have IPMI. What PCIe ...
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Driver for GTX 1080 doesn't work on guest when using KVM PCI Passthrough

I believe we are running into a possible bug with the GTX 1080 (driver) and PCI Passthrough. My host is an Ubuntu 14.04 system. My guest is an Ubuntu 14.04/16.04 system (both do the same thing). I ...
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How to install CUDA Toolkit 7/8/9 on Debian 8 (Jessie) or 9 (Stretch)?

How to install Cuda Toolkit 7.0 or 8 on Debian 8? I know that Debian 8 comes with the option to download and install CUDA Toolkit 6.0 using apt-get install nvidia-cuda-toolkit, but how do you do this ...
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Determine the GPU memory vendor name under linux

Is it possible to determine the vendor name of the memory used in a dedicated GPU in linux? Under Windows, there is a tool called GPU-Z that shows this value, tho under linux it seems there is no ...
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Cannot make AMD Radeon RX550 work on Debian 9.4

I followed this manual in hope that after reboot cinnamon's software rendering mode would stop to annoying at my screen. But not helped. I did: $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://httpredir....
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Tensorflow with Nvidia GPU acceleration on wayland

I am a data science student and arch+i3 user waiting for sway to come for a long time. I have just ordered a new laptop (Dell XPS 15 with Nvidia GPU) and I am making plans on my setup. I have read ...
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Installing Mali Drivers? (ArchLinuxARM)

I've recently gotten hold of an ARM-based Chromebook C100P. After successfully installing ArchLinuxARM, I've struggled to enable the Mali-T764 GPU. The recommended drivers for the device, (xf86-video-...