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 pitzer 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* X*    
2.6       X*  
* Current default version

Access

OSC provides VirtualGL to all OSC users.

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type

Julian Smart, Robert Roebling et al., Open source

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

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 2.5 with module laod virtualgl/2.5 . Note that VirtualGL 2.5 requires the intel compiler, version 16.0.3. Before loading VirtualGL 2.5, load intel 16.0.3 with  module load intel/16.0.3 .

Usage on Pitzer

Set-up

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

 

Further Reading 

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