Getting Started with the Intel Xeon Phi on Ubuntu 14.04/Linux Kernel 3.13.0

Peter Hardware, OpenCL 25 Comments

You may already know that the Intel MPSS (Manycore Platform Software Stack) officially only supports the RedHat and SUSE Linux distros. Using an enterprise distro might be very interesting if your company is running a large server environment or short on specialized people and you rely on the distro official support for more complicated tasks. Not all companies use enterprise Linux distributions. Ubuntu has a large share of the Linux distro market (if not the largest). A while back, I needed to setup a machine running Ubuntu 14.04 and MPSS 3.4.x and could not find any documentation running the newest versions of Ubuntu/Linux Kernel/MPSS. In this blog, I will try to document how to get the Intel Xeon Phi running ...

Solution to NVIDIA Toolkit Installation Error for Ubuntu 12.10 [Driver: Installation Failed]

ArrayFire ArrayFire, CUDA Leave a Comment

Driver: Installation Failed   You may find this error message while trying to set up the NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit in Ubuntu. I found it when I was installing the toolkit for ArrayFire   [1] CUDA Toolkit Installation 1. Download the CUDA Toolkit in the link.  2. Extract the .run file in a location sudo sh cuda_5.0.35_linux_64_ubuntu11.10-1.run --extract <location>   3. Exit the X server (press Ctrl+Alt+F1) and stop the display manager by the following command. sudo stop lightdm   4. cd to the location and now there are run files named samples*, devdriver* and cudatoolkit*. 5. Install devdriver (*only if NVIDIA Driver is not installed) sudo sh devdriver_5.0_linux_64_304.54.run   6. Install cudatoolkit sudo sh cudatoolkit-5.0.35_linux_64_ubuntu11.10.run In the end, when it asks ...