Originally Posted by mlord
Ah... "nvidia-smi -q -g 0
" works much better.
According to strace
, this does a simple bare-bones query to the driver -- exactly what's needed here.
No jerkiness using nvidia-smi
. Problem solved!
The jerkiness is back again, with the 256.53 driver.
But I don't need the temperature query any more, so I'm disabling it.