View Full Version : Enabling double precision

11-24-2009, 04:53 AM
Hi there,

I'm trying to enable double precision through my kernels however I get an error thrown when I include the extension enabling pragma:
#pragma OPENCL EXTENSION cl_khr_fp64 : enable

I'm also using the C++ bindings, the error thrown is -45 during the kernel jit compilation but I have no idea what that error number actually refers to.

Without this pragma the kernel code compiles/runs without any issues,

What needs to be done to enable double precision?

Thanks in advance.

11-24-2009, 05:02 AM
Ah apologies, just realised my gfx card does not support cuda model 1.3 for double precision (using a 8800gts).

On a related to note, is there an easy way to get meaning ful error strings from the error numbers thrown by the c++ bindings?