Disable downloading of Tasks that use GPU?

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Michael Setzer II

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Message 110551 - Posted: 24 Nov 2022, 17:33:46 UTC

Have Einstien@home running on linux machines with older ATI video cards.
Seems it download tasks that want to try to use ATI, but if I activate it, they immediately come up with computation errors and fail, but it then downloads more of the units. If I select suspend the GPU, the tasks are download, but they are never run, and I assume just die when then eventually get too old.

Looked for options, but haven't found any that seem to work.

What is best way to have it not download tasks, that will not run on machines.
Running Fedora 35 and Fedora 36 on most machines.
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Richard Haselgrove
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Message 110552 - Posted: 24 Nov 2022, 17:45:58 UTC - in response to Message 110551.  

Easiest way is an option on the project website:


Top section, for the venue specified for that computer, has a yes / no switch: Use AMD GPU
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