FreeBSD-similar build-from-source Linux?
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Wed Nov 10 18:07:49 UTC 2010
2010/11/10 O. Hartmann <ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de>:
> Hello out there,
> well, my question may sound heretic, but since we use mostly Linux based
> systems in our scientific environment and FreeBSD seems to lack in severe
> support in GPGPU/CUDA capable graphics boards I need to setup a kind of
> Linux facility to ensure having the software and tools I need for my work.
> I'm looking for a Linux distribution that is similar handled like FreeBSD,
> where I'm able to rebuild the whole system from sources, not even the the
> Linux kernel, also the GNU tools and the packages. Maybe there are some
> people out here having already taken this step.
> Any suggestion is appreciated,
The NVIDIA FreeBSD driver provides the cuda libraries for linux compatibilty.
So 32-bit Linux Cuda applications should work on FreeBSD.
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