VirtualGL

VirtualGL allows OpenGL applications to run with 3D hardware accerlation.

Availability & Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of VirtualGL are available on OSC clusters:

VERSION OAKLEY RUBY OWENS NOTes
2.3 X* X   Intel 15.0.3 must be loaded on Ruby
2.5     X* Intel 16.0.3 must be loaded Owens
2.5.2   X*    
* Current default version

Access

OSC provides VirtualGL to all OSC users.

Usage

Usage on Oakley

Set-up

Configure your environment for use of VirtualGL with module load virtualgl. This will load the default version.

Usage on Ruby

Set-up

Configure your environment for use of VirtualGL with module load virtualgl. This will load the default version. To load a different verison, use module load virtualgl/version. For example, load VirtualGL 2.3 with module laod virtualgl/2.3. Note that VirtualGL 2.3 requires the intel compiler, version 15.0.3. Before loading VirtualGL 2.3, load intel 15.0.3 with module load intel/15.0.3.

Usage on Owens

Set-up

To configure your environment for use of VirtualGL the intel compiler, verison 16.0.3, must be loaded. Load intel 16.0.3 with module load intel/16.0.3. Then use module load virtualgl to load VirtualGL. The default version will be loaded. 

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