Hugging Face transformers Format#

Load in Low Precision#

You may apply INT4 optimizations to any Hugging Face Transformers models as follows:

# load Hugging Face Transformers model with INT4 optimizations
from bigdl.llm.transformers import AutoModelForCausalLM

model = AutoModelForCausalLM.from_pretrained('/path/to/model/', load_in_4bit=True)

After loading the Hugging Face Transformers model, you may easily run the optimized model as follows:

# run the optimized model
from transformers import AutoTokenizer

tokenizer = AutoTokenizer.from_pretrained(model_path)
input_ids = tokenizer.encode(input_str, ...)
output_ids = model.generate(input_ids, ...)
output = tokenizer.batch_decode(output_ids)

See also

See the complete CPU examples here and GPU examples here.


You may apply more low bit optimizations (including INT8, INT5 and INT4) as follows:

model = AutoModelForCausalLM.from_pretrained('/path/to/model/', load_in_low_bit="sym_int5")

See the CPU example here and GPU example here.

Save & Load#

After the model is optimized using INT4 (or INT8/INT5), you may save and load the optimized model as follows:


new_model = AutoModelForCausalLM.load_low_bit(model_path)

See also

See the CPU example here and GPU example here