Radeon Pro Software 17.Q3 Enterprise for Linux Release Notes

Article Number: RN-AMDGPU-PRO-LINUX-17.Q3

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

AMDGPU-PRO Driver 17.30 Highlights

    • 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 issue while installing the Driver on RHEL7.3
    • Unexpected behaviors observed upon the exit of Houdini v16

Known Issues

    • Ubuntu Kernel upgrade to 4.10 or X Server upgrade to 3.19 won't be supported in this release - the recommended best practice is to install from 16.04.2 media but disable installation of updates​.

Package Contents

    • AMDGPU-Pro Driver

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: 

    • RHEL 7.3
    • RHEL 6.9
    • CentOS 7.3
    • CentOS 6.9
    • Ubuntu 16.04.3​
    • SLED/SLES 12 SP2

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

How to Install LunarG Vulkan SDK for Ubuntu


AMD Radeon™
Product Compatibility

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

AMD Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ RX 550 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 560 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 570 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 580 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ RX 460/470/480 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ Pro Duo
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury/Fury X/Nano Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 380/380X/390/390X Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 285/290/290X Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 240/250/250X/260/260X/350
AMD Radeon™ HD7700/7800/8500/8600
AMD Radeon™ R9 360 GraphicsAMD FirePro™ W5100
AMD Radeon™ R5 340AMD FirePro™ W4300
AMD Radeon™ Pro WX-seriesAMD FirePro™ W4100
AMD FirePro™ W9100AMD FirePro™ W2100
AMD FirePro™ W8100AMD FirePro™ W600
AMD FirePro™ W7100AMD FirePro™ S-Series

 

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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