[gmx-users] Installing GTX 980 on linux - which distro should i use?

Carsten Kutzner ckutzne at gwdg.de
Mon Dec 22 18:15:17 CET 2014

Hi Carlos,

we are mostly using Scientific Linux (v. 6.4) .


On 22 Dec 2014, at 17:47, Carlos Navarro Retamal <cnavarro at utalca.cl> wrote:

> Dear gromacs users,  
> First of all, if this question doesn’t belong here please feel free to erase it from the mailist.
> I just bought a workstation with 2 GTX 980 (in order to improve my simulations on gromacs), but i’m not able to install it properly.
> I first start with Centos 7, but my motherboard has an issue with this version, so i couldn’t pass the boot step.
> Since i’m not an expert, i tried with Ubuntu (14.04 and 14.10), without luck (when i installed the drivers of the GTX in order to install the cuda toolkit all the icons from the desktop disappear).
> I’m constantly seeing  threads where people discuss their bencharmks (or their opinions) regarding this graphic card, so i want to know: in which linux distro did you installed gromacs in order to work the GTX 980?  
> Kind regards,
> Carlos
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> Carlos Navarro Retamal
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