ich777 Posted November 15, 2020 Share Posted November 15, 2020 Nvidia-Driver (only Unraid 6.9.0beta35 and up) This Plugin is only necessary if you are planning to make use of your Nvidia graphics card inside Docker Containers. If you only want to use your Nvidia graphics card for a VM then don't install this Plugin! Discussions about modifications and/or patches that violates the EULA of the driver are not supported by me or anyone here, this could also lead to a take down of the plugin itself! Please remember that this also violates the forum rules and will be removed! Installation of the Nvidia Drivers (this is only necessary for the first installation of the plugin) : Go to the Community Applications App and search for 'Nvidia-Drivers' and click on the Download button (you have to be at least on Unraid 6.9.0beta35 to see the Plugin in the CA App) : Or download it directly from here: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ich777/unraid-nvidia-driver/master/nvidia-driver.plg After that wait for the plugin to successfully install (don't close the window with the , wait for the 'DONE' button to appear, the installation can take some time depending on your internet connection, the plugin downloads the Nvidia-Driver-Package ~150MB and installs it afterwards to your Unraid server) : Click on 'DONE' and continue with Step 4 (don't close this window for now, if you closed this window don't worry continue to read) : Check if everything is installed correctly and recognized to do this go to the plugin itself if everything shows up PLUGINS -> Nvidia-Driver (if you don't see a driver version at 'Nvidia Driver Version' or another error please scroll down to the Troubleshooting section) : If everything shows up correctly click on the red alert notification from Step 3 (not on the 'X'), this will bring you to the Docker settings (if you are closed this window already go to Settings -> Docker). At the Docker page change 'Enable Docker' from 'Yes' to 'No' and hit 'Apply' (you can now close the message from Step 2) : Then again change 'Enable Docker' from 'No' to 'Yes' and hit again 'Apply' (that step is only necessary for the first plugin installation, you can skip that step if you are going to reboot the server - the background to this is that when the Nvidia-Driver-Package is installed also a file is installed that interacts directly with the Docker Daemon itself and the Docker Daemon needs to be reloaded in order to load that file) : After that, you should now be able to utilize your Nvidia graphics card in your Docker containers how to do that see Post 2 in this thread. IMPORTANT: If you don't plan or want to use acceleration within Docker containers through your Nvidia graphics card then don't install this plugin! Please be sure to never use one card for a VM and also in docker containers (your server will hard lock if it's used in a VM and then something want's to use it in a Container). You can use one card for more than one Container at the same time - depending on the capabilities of your card. Troubleshooting: (This section will be updated as soon as more someone reports an issue and will grow over time) NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver. Make sure that the latest NVIDIA driver is installed and running.: This means that the installed driver can't find a supported Nvidia graphics card in your server (it may also be that there is a problem with your hardware - riser cables,...). Check if you accidentally bound all your cards to VFIO, you need at least one card that is supported by the installed driver (you can find a list of all drivers here, click on the corresponding driver at 'Linux x86_64/AMD64/EM64T' and click on the next page on 'Supported products' there you will find all cards that are supported by the driver. If you bound accidentally all cards to VFIO unbind the card you want to use for the Docker container(s) and reboot the server (TOOLS -> System devices -> unselect the card -> BIND SELECTED TO VFIO AT BOOT -> restart your server). docker: Error response from daemon: OCI runtime create failed: container_linux.go:349: starting container process caused "process_linux.go:449: container init caused "process_linux.go:432: running prestart hook 0 caused \"error running hook: exit status 1, stdout: , stderr: nvidia-container-cli: device error: GPU-9cfdd18c-2b41-b158-f67b-720279bc77fd: unknown device\\n\""": unknown.: Please check the 'NVIDIA_VISIBLE_DEVICES' inside your Docker template it may be that you accitentally have what looks like a space at the end or in front of your UUID like: ' GPU-9cfdd18c-2b41-b158-f67b-720279bc77fd' (it's hard to see that in this example but it's there) If you got problems that your card is recognized in 'nvidia-smi' please check also your 'Syslinux configuration' if you haven't earlier prevented Unraid from using the card during the boot process: Click Reporting Problems: Please be sure if you have a problem to always include a screenshot from the Plugin page, a screenshot of the output of the command 'nvidia-smi' (simply open up a Unraid terminal with the button on the top right of Unraid and type in 'nvidia-smi' without quotes) and the error from the startup of the Container/App if there is any. 13 17 Quote Link to comment
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