Support monitoring GPU utilization

Asked by Kelvin Miao on 2017-11-04

Hi,

I have written a simple GPU provider for NVidia GPUs, as shown in the following Gist, and successfully integrated into the menu and the graph of the indicator. However, I have no idea how to correctly modify the configuration dialogs and the glib scheme files to fully support this new provider.

https://gist.github.com/tjumyk/7319643db1d6b18a93343a185b7c2e8f

Besides, my code is just a simple demo and it needs to be refined to support multi-GPUs, non-NVidia GPUs, and possibly more complex scenarios.

I think some Deep Learning programmers will be happy if there is a lightweight and useful tool to monitor their GPUs. It will be appreciated if anyone would like to offer some help.

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2017-11-04
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2017-11-08
Michael Hofmann (mh21) said : #1

Hi Kelvin,

thank you for the GPU provider. As Canonical has switched from Unity to GNOME Shell with 17.10, I'm not sure that it is worth the effort to integrate it into the indicator. It might make more sense to get something like it into https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/120/system-monitor/.

Cheers
  Michael

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