Bug#879792: nvidia-detect: misses nvidia tesla p100 (GP100GL)
bluca at debian.org
Fri Oct 27 15:04:04 UTC 2017
On Fri, 2017-10-27 at 12:28 +1100, Vincent McIntyre wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 11:47:00AM +0100, Luca Boccassi wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Is the Tesla series compatible with the Geforce series drivers that
> > we
> > package?
> > They are sorted separately on Nvidia's website at least:
> > http://www.nvidia.co.uk/download/driverResults.aspx/124885/en-uk
> > But I've never used them so I'm not sure.
> I'm a bit confused by this question. My understanding is that
> nvidia-detect looks up the card PCI ID in the various
> /usr/share/nvidia/*.ids files and reports a positive match.
> Are you saying those files may contain IDs that aren't supported
> by the drivers? How are those files maintained? I poked around
> the repository briefly and it seems it's mostly manual edits,
> which seems fine apart from the risk of the odd typo.
I was just wondering whether the same drivers work for that family of
devices, that's all. Not all Nvidia's hardware works with the same
binary blobs IIRC.
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