How to obtain an NVIDIA GPU UUID

The NVIDIA GPU UUID is a globally unique identifier used for license management in the CodeMAX SDK. A GPU UUID looks like this "GPU-9368ddc7-d56e-294b-af25-a39349f7cf44". You can obtain an NVIDIA GPU UUID in one of the following ways:

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  • Execute the shell command "$nvidia-smi -L" which will output the UUID`s of all GPU`s in the system.
  • Execute the shell command "$cat /proc/driver/nvidia/gpus/xxx/information", where xxx represents the GPU number, which will print GPU information including the UUID.
  • Open the NVIDIA X Server Settings tool and select a GPU in the list to see the GPU UUID.

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  • CodeMAX SDK support for Windows is coming soon.