GPUs on FBSD?
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Sat Nov 21 11:28:08 UTC 2009
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 08:11:57PM +0100, usleepless at gmail.com wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 6:16 PM, Daniel C. Dowse <dcdowse at gmx.net> wrote:
> > On Fri, 20 Nov 2009 11:46:57 +0000
> > Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
> > > Anybody knows of working GPUs under FBSD on any arch?
> > > Any advice?
> > >
> > I using a nvidia fx5500 with the latest driver 173.14.22 on i386 and
> > it works perfect. And it was no pain to get 3d working for games.
> > I am still wondering what this thread is actually about: is it about
> hardware accelerated video or about offloading general computation to the
> GPU ( CUDA et al. ).
the latter. My question was about HPC application of GPUs. Use of GPGPUs
for HPC under linux is growing very fast, with cuda and opencl. However,
I doubt any GPUs will be supported on fbsd. At least not at this stage.
Unless somebody knows better?
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