Tue Oct 23 17:18:00 GMT 2012
On 10/23/2012 6:35 PM, Eliot Moss wrote:
> On 10/23/2012 10:31 AM, Trixie wrote:
>> Thank you all.
>> Here's my story. I'm physics student and my master degree work is
>> "Application of GPU on DFT calculations". I need this BigDFT to run
>> examples on cuda based GPU computer and on regular CPU and discuss the
>> Cygwin was my first choice because i felt comfortable using it. But I
>> this is gonna be harder then i expected. I guees i should give up
>> Cygwin and
>> instal (maybe) UBUNTU on partition of my computer and try there. Any
>> suggestion there?
>> Thank you all again, you've been most kind.
> I am most of the way through building bigdft under cygwin. I have
> no idea how the GPU aspect might work but here is what I've done
> so far:
> 1) Download blas.tgz to ~/downloads (where I put things)
> In ~/tools (because I like it):
> tar xzvf ~/downloads/blas.tgz
> In ~/tools/BLAS:
> Edit make.inc as desired
> cp blas_LINUX.a /usr/lib/libblas.a
> 2) Download lapack-3.4.2.tgz to ~/downloads
> In ~/tools, tar xzvf ~/downloads/lapack-3.4.2.tgz
> In ~/tools/lapack-3.4.2:
> cp make.inc.example make.inc
> Edit make.inc as desired; note that libblas.a is in /usr/lib, so
> you *must* edit that line
> make [takes a LONG time]
> cp *.a /usr/lib
1 & 2 are already available on liblapack-devel
$ cygcheck -l liblapack-devel |grep "\.a"
> 3) Download bigdft-1.6.0.tar.gz to ~/downloads
> In ~/tools, gunzip -c ~/downloads/bigdft-1.6.0.tar.gz | tar xvf -
> In ~/tools/bigdft-1.6.0:
> ./configure (takes a while)
> make (takes quite a while)
> This ultimately failed when linking, so something seems missing or
> slightly off. I will try to look at it later.
> On the other hand, setting up a Linux partition, or using
> a Linux virtual machine under Windows, are reasonable options too.
> Eliot Moss
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