Two-Dimensional Array Issues I'm trying to translate a 1-D array to 2-D (1-D code posted)

Many thanks to a certain “Chris” for his/her help on my last post (“Simple Iterating Code–HELP!”)–it put me on the right track, and I eventually got it. Now I have another problem I’m trying (and, so far, failing) to crack.

The code below is the working solution for said 1-D code. Taking it to 2-D complicates things significantly, however. My foremost question is, how do I initialize the “y” dimension? “int idx = blockIdx.x*blockDim.x + threadIdx.x” gives me my x-dimension, but will repeating that for “int idy” merely give me a copy of “int idx,” or will it give me an array of “idx”-by-“idy”?

Thanks in advance for any answers.

include <stdio.h>

include <stdlib.h>

include <cuda.h>

global void incrementArrayOnDevice(float to, float from, int N)
int idx = blockIdx.x
blockDim.x + threadIdx.x;
if(idx>0 && idx<N-1))
to[0] = 1;
to[idx] = 0.25
from[idx-1] + 0.5from[idx] + 0.25from[idx+1];

int main(void)
float *a_h, *b_h, *a_d, q;
int i;
int N = 256;
size_t size = N
a_h = (float *)malloc(size);
b_h = (float *)malloc(size);
cudaMalloc((void **) &a_d, size);
cudaMalloc((void **) &q, size);
for (i=0; i<1; i++)
a_h[i] = 1;
for (i=1; i<N; i++)
a_h[i] = 0;

cudaMemcpy(a_d, a_h, sizeof(float)*N, cudaMemcpyHostToDevice);
int blockSize = N/128;
int nBlocks = N/blockSize + (N%blockSize == 0?0:1);
float *from = a_d;
float *to = q;

for (int iter = 0; iter<200000; iter++)
incrementArrayOnDevice <<< nBlocks, blockSize >>> (to, from, N);
float *temp = to; to = from; from = temp;

cudaMemcpy(b_h, from, sizeof(float)*N, cudaMemcpyDeviceToHost);
for(i=0; i<N; i++)
printf("%d --> %f\n",i,b_h[i]);

free(a_h); free(b_h); cudaFree(to); cudaFree(from);