[slurm-users] Building Slurm RPMs with NVIDIA GPU support?

Christopher Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Tue Jan 26 21:25:45 UTC 2021

On 1/26/21 12:10 pm, Ole Holm Nielsen wrote:

> What I don't understand is, is it actually *required* to make the NVIDIA 
> libraries available to Slurm?  I didn't do that, and I'm not aware of 
> any problems with our GPU nodes so far.  Of course, our GPU nodes have 
> the libraries installed and the /dev/nvidia? devices are present.

You only need it if you want to use NVML autodetection of GPUs, we don't 
have any nvidia software in the OS image we use to build our vast array 
of RPMs and they work just fine on our GPU nodes.

All the best,
   Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Berkeley, CA, USA

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