Linux Driver Install Without XServer Libraries

Article Number: GPU-031501

To install the 14.301 driver on Redhat without the need for Xserver libraries at install time, and without installing any driver graphics components – for use with OpenCL™ programs only.   Do the following:

  1. ./amd-driver-installer-14.301.xxx-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg RedHat/RHEL6_64a --NoXServer    
    • Note: Use the double dash before NoXServer
    • Note: Rreplace xxx with the correct characters for your driver
  2. Install the resulting .rpm
    • yum install fglrx64_p_i_c-14.301.xxx.x86_64.rpm
  3. Test that it installed:
    • rpm –qa | grep fglrx
    • clinfo | grep GPU          <-- assumes you have at least one Firepro card installed
    • lsmod | grep fglrx

Supported OS:

  • Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.5, 64bit
    • Note: SuSE and Ubuntu are not supported

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