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Old 2020-09-16, 14:33   #1
EdH
 
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"Ed Hall"
Dec 2009
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Default Running GPU on a Headless Ubuntu Machine

I'm running several machines headless using the "dummy" xorg driver and I remote VNC into them.

I've recently acquired a machine with an NVidia GPU card and set it up the same headless way. All works well in this dummy setup, until I install CUDA. When I install CUDA, I lose the VNC since I have no monitor connected. Is there a method to keep the NVidia driver and CUDA installed and available for GPU programming while still having the machine use the dummy driver so I can keep it headless?

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