Release Date: December 8th, 2017
This article provides information on the beta version of the AMDGPU-Pro Driver for Linux®.
AMDGPU-PRO Beta Driver 17.40 Highlights
- Introduces initial OpenCL support for Radeon™ RX 550 graphics products.
This driver is provided as a beta level support driver which should be considered "as is" and may not be supported with further updates, upgrades or bug fixes.
The AMDGPU-Pro Beta Driver can be downloaded from the following links:
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Installing the AMDGPU-Pro Beta Driver
For detailed instructions on how to install or uninstall this particular driver version of AMDGPU-Pro, please refer to the following KB articles, according to the operating system of choice:
Enabling Large Page Support
The syntax of this module parameter is amdgpu.vm_fragment_size=X, where the actual fragment size is 4KB * 2^X. The default is X=4, which means 64KB. To get 2MB fragments, set X=9.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Edit /etc/default/grub as root and modify GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT in order to add "amdgpu.vm_fragment_size=9" (without the quotes). The line may look something like this after the change:
- Update grub and reboot as root:
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 Graphics||AMD FirePro™ W8100|
|AMD Radeon™ RX 460/470/480 Graphics||AMD FirePro™ W7100|
|AMD Radeon™ Pro Duo||AMD FirePro™ W5100|
|AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury/Fury X/Nano Graphics||AMD FirePro™ W4300|
|AMD Radeon™ R9 380/380X/390/390X Graphics||AMD FirePro™ W4100|
|AMD Radeon™ R9 285/290/290X Graphics||AMD 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™ Pro WX 9100|
|AMD Radeon™ R5 340|||
Compatible Operating Systems
- Ubuntu 16.04.3 (64-bit version)
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