Welcome to GPU-SD, a daemon and library for the discovery and announcement of graphics processing units using ZeroConf. GPU-SD enables auto-configuration of ad-hoc GPU clusters and multi-GPU machines.
GPU-SD 1.4 is a feature release for version 1.0. It can be retrieved by downloading the source code or one of the binary distributions.
GPU-SD provides the following features to enable GPU discovery:
- Local Discovery: Automatic GPU discovery for Linux (X11/GLX), Mac OS X (CGL, GLX) and Windows (WGL, WGL_NV_gpu_affinity, WGL_AMD_gpu_association).
- Network announcement: A daemon for network announcement of available GPUs and their configuration using DNS service discovery and ZeroConf networking.
- Remote Discovery: Remote GPU discovery of resources announced using the GPU-SD daemon.
New in this release
GPU-SD 1.4 is a feature release and contains the following features, enhancements, bug fixes and documentation changes over the 1.0 release:
- Allow disposal for loaded modules
No example code.
- Script to launch gpu_sd daemon as part of a slurm batch allocation
No API changes breaking compatibility with GPU-SD 1.0 source code were made.
The following documentation has been added or substantially improved since the last release:
GPU-SD 1.4 includes various bugfixes over the 1.0 release, including the following:
- WGL: Fix pixel viewport calculation in multi-monitor setups
The following bugs were known at release time. Please file a Bug Report if you find any other issue with this release.
No known bugs.
GPU-SD is a cross-platform library, designed to run on any modern operating system, including all Unix variants and the Windows operating system. The servus zeroconf library is required for the DNS_SD module and applications.
Operating System Support
GPU-SD uses CMake to create a platform-specific build environment. The following platforms and build environments are tested:
- Linux: Ubuntu 11.10,12.04 (Makefile, i386, x64)
- Windows: 7 (Visual Studio 2008, i386, x64)
- Mac OS X: 10.7 (Makefile, i386, x64)
- GLX: Full support for all documented features
- WGL: Full support for all documented features
- CGL: Full support for all documented features
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