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Fine Tune GPT Models Using Lit-Parrot by Lightening-AI
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Fine Tune GPT Models Using Lit-Parrot by Lightening-AI

Last Updated on July 17, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Dr. Mandar Karhade, MD. PhD.

Originally published on Towards AI.

BYOD Bring Your Own Data! and Let's Train on Your GPU

Lit-Parrot is a hackable implementation of state-of-the-art open-source large language models:

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Lit-Parrot has been released under the Apache 2.0 license.

This implementation builds on Lit-LLaMA and nanoGPT, and is powered by Lightning Fabric U+26A1.

Weights can be downloaded following these instructions:


Lit-Parrot is:

Simple: Single-file implementation without boilerplate.Correct: Numerically equivalent to the original model.Optimized: Runs on consumer hardware or at scale.Open-source: No strings attached.

Clone the repo

git clone lit-parrot

Lit-Parrot currently relies on FlashAttention from PyTorch nightly. Until PyTorch 2.1 is released, you’ll need to install it nightly manually. Luckily that is straightforward:


# for cudapip install –index-url <> –pre 'torch>=2.1.0dev'#… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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