Create Context VI

LabVIEW 2012 GPU Analysis Toolkit Help

Edition Date: June 2012

Part Number: 373575A-01

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Owning Palette: LVCUDA Driver API

Requires: GPU Analysis Toolkit

Generates a device context, or special execution environment, in which to perform operations on the device.

You must call the Initialize Device VI or the Initialize Library VI before calling this VI to create a context.


CUDA Device specifies the device that owns the context.
flags specifies the context properties.

0CU_CTX_SCHED_AUTO (default)
error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.
CUDA Context out returns the device context.
error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.

Create Context Details

Use the LVCUDA Driver API VIs with the LVCUDA SDK VIs to build wrappers for custom GPU VIs.

For more information about how to use the LVCUDA SDK and LVGPU SDK VIs, refer to the KnowledgeBase article Customizing GPU Computing Using the GPU Analysis Toolkit at


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