How to use the GPU Nodes on Seawulf

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This KB Article References: High Performance Computing
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Last Updated: October 25, 2017

To access the gpu nodes, you can submit to the gpu queue in pbs

module load torque/6.0.2
qsub -q gpu [...]

You can open an interactive shell onto a gpu node with the following:

qsub -q gpu -I

If you want to use CUDA to take advantage of gpu acceleration, you will need to load the modules, then compile it with nvcc

module load cuda80/toolkit/8.0.44
nvcc INFILE -o OUTFILE

For a sample cuda program, see:

 /gpfs/projects/samples/cuda/test.cu

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