AMDGPU-PRO Driver for Linux® – Release Notes

Article Number: RN-AMDGPU-PRO-LINUX

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This article provides information on the AMDGPU-Pro Driver

The content of this document is organized into the following sections:

    • Package Contents
    • Driver Download Link
    • Installation Instructions
    • AMD Product Compatibility
    • Compatible Operating Systems
    • Highlights
    • Known Limitations

Package Contents

    • AMDGPU-Pro Driver

The AMDGPU-Pro Driver can be downloaded from the following link:

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Installing the AMDGPU-Pro Driver 
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install please refer to the following KB article: 

To use AMD Vulkan driver in this driver stack, the LunarG Vulkan loader needs to be installed, please refer to the following support KB article for instructions:

AMD Product Compatibility
The AMDGPU-Pro Driver is compatible with the following AMD pr​​oducts.

AMD Product Family Compatibility  ​
Radeon™ RX 480 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 M270X Graphics
Radeon™ RX 470 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 360 Graphics
Radeon™ RX 460 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 290X Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury X GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 290 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 285 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 M485X
AMD Radeon™ R9 390X GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M465
AMD Radeon™ R9 390 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M460
AMD Radeon™ R9 380X GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M445
AMD Radeon™ R9 380 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M440
AMD Radeon™ R9 M395X GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 260X Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M385 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 260 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M380 Graphics 


Compatible Operating Systems

    • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.2 (64-bit version)
    • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.8 (64-bit version)
    • Ubuntu 16.04 (64-bit version)

New in This Version

    • Provides support for
      • AMD Radeon™ R9 M485X
      • AMD Radeon™ R7 M465
      • AMD Radeon™ R7 M460
      • AMD Radeon™ R7 M445
      • AMD Radeon™ R7 M440
    • Install scripts for RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.2 and 6.8
    • FirePro Features (EDID Management and 30-bit color)

Base Feature Support

    • Supported APIs:
      • OpenGL 4.5 and GLX 1.4
      • OpenCL 1.2
      • Vulkan 1.0
      • VDPAU
      • Vulkan support for DOTA2
    • Basic display features
    • Basic power management features
    • KMS (Kernel Mode Setting) and ADF (Atomic Display Framework) support
    • GPL compliant kernel module
    • Install script and Debian packages for Ubuntu 16.04

Known Limitations

    • Unable to log in to the system after driver installation on certain platforms.
    • Company of Heroes 2 occasionally hangs.
    • In platforms with AMD and non-AMD graphics, X servers running on non-AMD primary graphics may fail to start.

Footnotes