Bug#596656: boinc-client: cannot find GPU

Christian Lins christian.lins at hs-osnabrueck.de
Thu Nov 18 21:55:06 UTC 2010

Package: boinc-client
Version: 6.10.58+dfsg-3
Severity: normal

> However this will only work for nvidia users IIRC, for ATI users the package
> will need to do some other stuffs, for example they have problems if 
> boinc is not being run under the same user as X, and running boinc as 
> root is not a sane solution.

If /etc/init.d/boinc-client would have this at the beginning, BOINC will
recognize ATI GPUs just fine without running BOINC as root:

/usr/bin/xhost local:boinc &> /dev/null

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