How to check which CUDA version is installed on Linux

There are several ways and steps you could check which CUDA version is installed on your Linux box

Identify the CUDA location and version with NVCC

Run which nvcc to find if nvcc is installed properly.
You should see something like… more

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16/08/2017

Nvidia GTX 1080 vs Nvidia Tesla K40 – Installing a GTX1080 in a Dell R720

Nvidia GTX 1080 vs Nvidia Tesla K40 - Installing a GTX1080 in a Dell R720

At SQream Technologies, we use Nvidia graphics cards in order to perform a lot of the heavy database operations.
With SQream DB, we usually recommend using a Tesla K40 or K80 card. While a… more

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05/06/2016

X crashes after installing Nvidia driver on CentOS or RHEL

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Recently I’ve been having trouble with the Nvidia driver on CentOS 6.

Opening any kind of app that uses the GPU like Google Chrome, Firefox or even Nvidia’s own nvidia-settings causes X to crash and… more

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11/02/2016

Backing up and restoring a Jetson TK1 – or how our first Jetson TK1 just died….

Unfortunately, our first Jetson TK1 board just died. Overnight, the board shut down at some point and in the morning it wouldn’t boot up. No SSH access, no ping and no output over HDMI.

While a lot… more

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16/04/2015

Windows 8.1 adds new language after every restart

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Windows 8.1 adds new language after every restart

Up until recently, after every reset, I’d get a new language added to my language bar. And it was a strange one, Upper Sorbian.
It would always appear in my bar, but never in the language settings pane

I had… more

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21/11/2014

I’ve managed to compile GHC-7.8.3 on an Nvidia Tegra (Jetson K1) and Adapteva Parallella-16!

It took a while, but I’ve finally managed to compile and run GHC-7.8.3 on an Nvidia Jetson K1 board.
The Jetson K1 board has a 32-bit Nvidia Tegra processor (essentially a quad-core ARM Cortex… more

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11/11/2014

Which architecture should I compile for with GCC?

Last week I wrote about strange assembler messages on new PCs and I mentioned there could be performance issues when you don’t use -march=native.

-march=native is very good if you only plan to run your code on a… more

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29/10/2014

Upgraded to a new computer and getting assembler messages?

We recently upgraded some of our workstations to the new i7 Haswell series, but when compiling we suddenly got strange messages when compiling the Boost package:

Assembler messages:
Error: no such...  more

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24/10/2014