Nvidia GPU driver installation

Nvidia GPU driver installation  1.download the latest GPU driver in the nvidia website,here my OS is linux redhat7. https://www.nvidia.cn/Download/index.aspx?lang=com https://us.download.nvidia.cn/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/440.36/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-440.36.run 2.check if the nouveau dirver is installed in the OS. The nouveau driver is the third party driver ,we need to disable itself before the installation of nvidia gpu driver .add the parameter ‘blacklist nouveau’ … Continue reading “Nvidia GPU driver installation”

Google TPU note

Refers to the article [In-Datacenter Performance Analysis of a Tensor Processing Unit],Link:https://arxiv.org/pdf/1704.04760  TPU is an ASIC that specify for the google TensorFlow frame.When it will be the mass production,  it will decrease the cost and increase the HPC performance  .  

CVE-2018-3639 OS solution

First of all, CVE-2018-3639 is Speculative Store Bypass .And it’s solution include CPU microcode upgrade and OS software upgrade. CPU microcode is fixed by BIOS vendor , you can get the BIOS file from its vendor .OS update is released by OS vendor, it’s easy to get it from the internet. Windows: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4072698/windows-server-guidance-to-protect-against-the-speculative-execution Manage Speculative Store Bypass … Continue reading “CVE-2018-3639 OS solution”

CPU Revision E1/L1 and E1

Use CPU-Z 1.78.3 tool to check the CPU revision, it is E1/L1. Because the test requirement is E1 Revision, it is not match.Read some material from the internet, it seems is a tool problem. change to use CPU-Z 1.63.0 version to check again, it is E1 revision . All is well.