[slurm-users] configure script can't find nvml.h or libnvidia-ml.so

Timo Rothenpieler timo.rothenpieler at uni-bremen.de
Wed Jul 19 11:26:34 UTC 2023

On 19/07/2023 11:47, Jan Andersen wrote:
> I'm trying to build slurm with nvml support, but configure doesn't find it:
> root at zorn:~/slurm-23.02.3# ./configure --with-nvml
> ...
> checking for hwloc installation... /usr
> checking for nvml.h... no
> checking for nvmlInit in -lnvidia-ml... yes
> configure: error: unable to locate libnvidia-ml.so and/or nvml.h
> But:
> root at zorn:~/slurm-23.02.3# find / -xdev -name nvml.h
> /usr/include/hwloc/nvml.h

It's not looking for the hwloc header, but for the nvidia one.
If you have your CUDA SDK installed in for example /opt/cuda, you got to 
point it there: --with-nvml=/opt/cuda

> root at zorn:~/slurm-23.02.3# find / -xdev -name libnvidia-ml.so
> /usr/lib32/libnvidia-ml.so
> /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libnvidia-ml.so
> I tried to figure out how to tell configure where to find them, but the 
> script is a bit eye-watering; how should I do?

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