LTS releases is critical.
The 6 month “developer” releases can suffer from user interface lag due to the NVIDIA drivers.
We have had issues with key commands taking over one second to register in the GNOME terminal.
We have had the
nouveau drivers freeze up on us.
We’ve seen this with multiple different card of various ages.
These issues all go away (knock on wood…) with the
An no, “force full composition” (in the NVIDIA X server settings) doesn’t fully solve these problems.
The procedure is simple:
LTSrelease and flash it to a
It is possible that the boot device order will need to be adjusted in the machine’s
Prior to such an install, it is prudent to:
/hometo one of the secondary drives. To do so, use
This section is current with
This is very straightforward:
sudo apt install system76-cudnn-11.1 libcusolver* python3-pip pip3 install tensorflow-gpu
python3 import tensorflow as tf tf.config.list_physical_devices('GPU')
The information printed to screen should tell you that the GPU have been found and “registered”.
TBD–waiting for 6700xt to become available!