From: John Stone (johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Fri Feb 27 2015 - 08:16:00 CST

What do you see if you run this command in a terminal window:
  nvidia-smi

Cheers,
  John Stone
  vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu

On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 07:28:43PM +0530, anu chandra wrote:
> Thanks for the reply.
>
> I have rebooted the system many time now.
>
> cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version shows this message..
>
> NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module¬ 331.113¬ Mon Dec¬ 1
> 21:08:13 PST 2014
> GCC version:¬ gcc version 4.8.2 (Ubuntu 4.8.2-19ubuntu1)
>
> Many Thanks
> Anu
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 6:59 PM, Norman Geist
> <[1]norman.geist_at_uni-greifswald.de> wrote:
>
> Did you reboot since updating the driver?
>
> ¬
>
> Otherwise try nvidia-xconfig and reboot.
>
> ¬
>
> Norman Geist.
>
> ¬
>
> From: [2]owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu [mailto:[3]owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu] On
> Behalf Of anu chandra
> Sent: Friday, February 27, 2015 11:31 AM
> To: [4]vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> Subject: vmd-l: Nvidia GPU driver not detected with VMD
>
> ¬
>
> Dear VMD users,
>
> I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my laptop and NVIDIA GeForce 710M graphics
> card. I have installed VMD recently and when I start vmd, the console
> shows-up following error.
>
> ***************************************************************************
> Info) VMD for LINUXAMD64, version 1.9.2 (December 29, 2014)
> Info)
> [5]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬
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> Info) Please include this reference in published work using VMD:¬ ¬
> Info)¬ ¬ ¬ Humphrey, W., Dalke, A. and Schulten, K., `VMD - Visual¬ ¬
> Info)¬ ¬ ¬ Molecular Dynamics', J. Molec. Graphics 1996, 14.1, 33-38.
> Info) -------------------------------------------------------------
> Info) Multithreading available, 4 CPUs detected.
> Info) Free system memory: 3354MB (87%)
> Warning) Detected a mismatch between CUDA runtime and GPU driver
> Warning) Check to make sure that GPU drivers are up to date.
> Info) No CUDA accelerator devices available.
> Warning) Detected X11 'Composite' extension: if incorrect display occurs
> Warning) try disabling this X server option.¬ Most OpenGL drivers
> Warning) disable stereoscopic display when 'Composite' is enabled.
> Info) OpenGL renderer: GeForce 710M/PCIe/SSE2
> Info)¬ ¬ Features: STENCIL MSAA(4) MDE CVA MTX NPOT PP PS GLSL(OVFGS)
> Info)¬ ¬ Full GLSL rendering mode is available.
> Info)¬ ¬ Textures: 2-D (16384x16384), 3-D (2048x2048x2048),
> Multitexture (4)
> Info) Dynamically loaded 2 plugins in directory:
> Info) /usr/local/lib/vmd/plugins/LINUXAMD64/molfile
> vmd > Info) VMD for LINUXAMD64, version 1.9.2 (December 29, 2014)
> Info) Exiting normally.
> ************************************************************************************
>
> I have installed the Nvidia driver and Ubuntu detect the card properly.
> The Systems details shows the same.
>
> When I did cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version, it¬ shows as below..
>
> NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module¬ 331.113¬ Mon Dec¬ 1
> 21:08:13 PST 2014
> GCC version:¬ gcc version 4.8.2 (Ubuntu 4.8.2-19ubuntu1)
>
> When I diid glxinfo | grep OpenGL, it shows
>
> OpenGL vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
> OpenGL renderer string: GeForce 710M/PCIe/SSE2
> OpenGL core profile version string: 4.3.0 NVIDIA 331.113
> OpenGL core profile shading language version string: 4.30 NVIDIA via Cg
> compiler
> OpenGL core profile context flags: (none)
> OpenGL core profile profile mask: core profile
> OpenGL core profile extensions:
> OpenGL version string: 4.4.0 NVIDIA 331.113
> OpenGL shading language version string: 4.40 NVIDIA via Cg compiler
> OpenGL context flags: (none)
> OpenGL profile mask: (none)
> OpenGL extensions:
>
> Can anybody help me to figure out why VMD could not able detect the
> graphics card?
>
> Thanks in advance
>
> Regards
>
> Anu
>
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>
> References
>
> Visible links
> 1. mailto:norman.geist_at_uni-greifswald.de
> 2. mailto:owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 3. mailto:owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 4. mailto:vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 5. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
> 6. mailto:vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu

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