Diagnosing first vs subsequent performance

Lloyd Brown lloyd_brown at byu.edu
Tue Jan 19 13:47:34 PST 2016

Well, in short, it didn't quite work as hoped.

I generated a minimal config (example attached), and so far, it seemed
to act the same as before.  Slow on the first one, and faster on 2nd and

Now that's a mixed blessing.  It means that most of the file wasn't
actually necessary, but it also means that nothing I eliminated was
actually the problem.


On 01/19/2016 11:54 AM, Lloyd Brown wrote:
> I will try, but honestly, I'm not certain if it will instantiate the
> server or not. 
> I was mostly following the recommendations from the "Setting up the X
> Server for Headless Operation" (pg 15) of this document:
> http://www.nvidia.com/content/PDF/remote-viz-tesla-gpus.pdf
> On 01/19/2016 11:19 AM, Christopher Barry wrote:
>> This may or may not be useful, so sorry if I'm speaking out of turn,
>> but is it not possible to supply only the snippet of config that is
>> unique (e.g. the Device section), and allow X to do the rest? If it is,
>> this might be a way to remove other config data that could be part of
>> the issue. Again, just guessing, and might be a quick and easy test.

Lloyd Brown
Systems Administrator
Fulton Supercomputing Lab
Brigham Young University

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Section "Device"
    Identifier     "GPU0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BusID          "PCI:6:0:0"

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