[slurm-users] NVML autodetect "Failed to get supported memory frequencies" error

Kilian Cavalotti kilian.cavalotti.work at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 15:51:42 UTC 2021

Hi Joshua,

On Thu, Mar 4, 2021 at 8:38 PM Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb at salilab.org> wrote:
> slurmd: error:  _nvml_get_mem_freqs: Failed to get supported memory frequencies
> slurmd: error:  for the GPU : Not Supported

> slurmd:  4 GPU system device(s) detected
> slurmd:  WARNING: The following autodetected GPUs are being ignored:
> slurmd:      GRES[gpu] Type:geforce_gtx_1080 Count:1 Cores(1024):28-55

It's just a warning, informing that getting (and setting) memory
frequencies is not supported on GeForce GPUs.
You won't be able to use the srun/salloc/sbatch --gpu-freq option for
those GPUs, but that's about it. Everything else should work normally.


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