os that rather uses the gpu?

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jul 14 23:34:44 UTC 2010

On 07/14/2010 04:10 PM, drew einhorn wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 4:58 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> On 07/14/2010 03:08 PM, Jon Cosby wrote:
>> > On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 1:24 PM, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org
>> >wrote:
>> >
>> > <clip>
>> >
>> >
>> > Great information, Florin. I need to do more reading on this.
>> Don't forget:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CUDA
> This may be dated information.  I was a judge for a mid and high school
> computational science competition.  One of our students did an amazing gpu
> based project.  One of the things she had to do to get decent performance
> was to figure out how to control the register allocation. One of the judges
> said "don't modern compilers take care of that automatically".  Her answer
> was: "One would think".  The compiler nVidia was providing at the time had
> serious problems.

It is, but gives a good history w/excellent reference links et al. It
also does mention the updated: Future CUDA architectures mentioning Fermi.

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