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Re: [Condor-users] GPU support on windows?

Hi Ziliang,

Could I add a +1 to GPU under Windows. We tried to do this last year and
came to the conclusion it wasn't going to work without changes to Condor.



On 12/01/2012 19:52, "Ziliang Guo" <ziliang@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Looking at the code currently, we do not provide a mechanism to attach
>to a window station not associated with session 0.  As such, there is
>not a way within Condor that I'm aware of that lets you get around the
>limited access that Vista and higher has imposed.  This is likely a
>problem I'll work on when/if supporting GPU jobs on Windows becomes a
>priority.  Right now most people doing GPU jobs have been doing it on
>Linux so there hasn't been that much demand.
>On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 9:01 AM, Henri Astre <henri.astre@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Hello,
>> First of all I'm new to condor so I'm sorry about the newbie question.
>> I'd like to launch jobs that needs GPU support on windows (OpenGL only
>> now, not Cuda).
>> I've seen some post about GPU support in condor but none of them seems
>>to be
>> working on windows?
>> - RFC: Adding GPUs into Condor[1]
>> - GPU and condor?[2]
>> My big concern is that it seems that condor is launching process on the
>> session 0 which only have limited GPU support (due to new security
>> since windows vista).
>> ->It's not possible to create a valid OpenGL context from this session,
>> need to launch your process from another session.
>> I've found this post[3] about lauching process in another
>>session/window but
>> there is nothing available?
>> Is GPU support only available for linux?
>> If not, do you have some hint on how to setup a working solution?
>> (I'm launching programs from bat script using the vanilla universe and
>> stable version 7.6.5)
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Henri
>> [1]:
>> https://lists.cs.wisc.edu/archive/condor-users/2011-March/msg00121.shtml
>> [2]:
>> [3]:
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