AMDGPU-PRO Driver for Linux Release Notes

Article Number: RN-AMDGPU-PRO-LINUX

​​​​​This article provides information on the latest version of the AMDGPU-Pro Driver for Linux®.

AMDGPU-PRO Driver 17.30 Highlights

    • ​Provides support for the Radeon RX Vega series of graphics cards
    • Provides support for RHEL 6.9 and CentOS 6.9
    • Provides support for Ubuntu 16.04.3 (kernel 4.10/X.Org 1.19)

Fixed Issues

    • Display goes into sleep mode while installing the Driver on RHEL7.3
    • Application crashes while swapping rendering engine settings from "OpenGL" to "OpenGL Core profile" on Maya 2016
    • Fatal error observed while Exit/Close of Houdini v16
    • Unable to get to Desktop after driver install the driver on RHEL7.3
    • Performance score fluctuation while running Unigine Heaven with a 4K display, under 8x mode.
    • Failure observed while running Specviewperf10 ensight test under Ubuntu
    • Occasional hang observed while playing Hitman and Rust

Known Issues

    • System hangs are observed sometimes during wake on performing S3 on Vega-based cards
    • Corruption observed in F1 2015 on Vega-based cards
    • A display hang may be observed when launching CounterStrike: Global Offensive in low settings on Vega-based cards.
    • Booth Demo Sample is not as expected in Radeon ProRender
    • Application crashes may occur while setting the Dragon Sample in Radeon ProRender
    • Blender rendering has issues with this driver
    • Indigo-Bench hangs system on 2nd scene render
    • Sometimes failures are observed with the latest version of FireRender

Package Contents

    • AMDGPU-Pro Driver
    • ROCm Platform 1.5 in supported distributions (Ubuntu 16.04.3, RHEL 7.3 and CentOS 7.3)

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

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Installing the AMDGPU-Pro Driver

For detailed instructions on how to Install or Uninstall the AMDGPU-Pro Driver, please refer to the following KB articles, according to the operating system of choice: 

To use Vulkan driver in this stack, Vulkan SDK Version 1.0.51.0 needs to be installed. The SDK can be downloaded from : https://vulkan.lunarg.com/sdk/home

 

AMD Radeon™ Product Compatibility

The AMDGPU-Pro Driver is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ RX Vega Series Graphics​AMD Radeon™ Pro WX-series​
Radeon™ Vega Frontier Edition​AMD FirePro™ W9100
Radeon™ RX 550/560/570/580 Series GraphicsAMD FirePro™ W8100
AMD Radeon™ RX 460/470/480 Graphics​​AMD FirePro™ W7100
AMD Radeon™ Pro DuoAMD FirePro™ W5100
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury/Fury X/Nano GraphicsAMD FirePro™ W4300
AMD Radeon™ R9 380/380X/390/390X Graphics​AMD FirePro™ W4100
AMD Radeon™ R9 285/290/290X GraphicsAMD FirePro™ W2100
AMD Radeon™ R7 240/250/250X/260/260X/350​AMD FirePro™ W600
AMD Radeon™ HD7700/7800/8500/8600​​AMD FirePro™ S-Series
​AMD Radeon™ R9 360 Graphics
​AMD Radeon™ R5 340 ​​​
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Compatible Operating Systems

    • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.3 (64-bit version)
    • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.9 (64-bit version)
    • CentOS 7.3 (64-bit version)
    • CentOS 6.9 (64-bit version)
    • Ubuntu 16.04.3 (64-bit version)
    • SLED/SLES 12 SP2 (64-bit version)

Base Feature Support

    • Supported APIs:
        • OpenGL 4.5 and GLX 1.4
        • OpenCL™1.2
        • Vulkan™ 1.0
        • VDPAU/VAAPI
    • Basic display features
    • Basic power management features
      • Note: AMD does not perform QA validation for S4 (hibernation) function as it is highly platform dependent.
    • KMS (Kernel Mode Setting) and ADF (Atomic Display Framework) support
    • GPL compliant kernel module
    • AMD FirePro™ Features (EDID Management and 30-bit color)
    • FreeSync support (Please refer to this FAQ for more information)
    • DirectGMA for OpenGL
    • Install script and native packages for all supported operating systems.

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