How to measure bytes transferred on the NVLINK

Hi there,

I was wondering if there is a way to measure the bytes transmitted/received on the NVLINK. I can measure the NVLINK utilization as mentioned here but I’m more interested in finding out the raw number of bytes transferred.

Any pointers would be great here.

FYI, I use nsight systems for profiling and the following is my command to profile my binary on a Hopper cluster with 8 GPUs interconnected by NVLINK:

/tmp/nsight-systems-2023.3.1/bin/nsys profile --gpu-metrics-device=all ./<binary>

Thanks,
Christin

It’s possible to do it using nvidia-smi

Here is a somewhat older write-up. nvidia-smi has command line help: nvidia-smi --help or nvidia-smi nvlink --help

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