Radeon Pro Software 17.Q2 Enterprise for Linux Release Notes


​Radeon Pro Software 17.Q2 Highlights​

    • Support for Ubuntu 16.04.2 (64-bit version)

Fixed Issues

    • System hangs when OpenCL attempts to allocate more than available system memory.
    • Xserver crashes when running Ansys V18 application on RHEL. Can be avoided by running the following two commands as root before launching the app:
      "ln -sf /opt/amdgpu-pro/lib64/libGL.so.1.2 /usr/lib64/libGL.so.1"
      "ln -sf /opt/amdgpu-pro/lib64/libGL.so.1.2 /usr/lib64/libGL.so"

Known Issues

    • S4 has been observed to occasional fail on select system configurations running Ubuntu 16.04.

Package Contents

    • AMDGPU-Pro Driver

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

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Installing the AMDGPU-ProDriver

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:

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 
AMD FirePro™ W7100AMD FirePro™ W5100
AMD FirePro™ W4100AMD FirePro™ W4300
AMD Radeon™ Pro WX-seriesAMD FirePro™ W2100
AMD FirePro™ W9100AMD FirePro™ W600
AMD FirePro™ W8100AMD FirePro™ S-Series


Compatible Operating Systems

    • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.3 (64-bit version)
    • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.8 (64-bit version)
    • Ubuntu 16.04.2 (64-bit version)
    • CentOS 7.3 (64-bit version)
    • CentOS 6.8 (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
    • Basic display features
    • Basic power management features
    • Notes: 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

​Package Version

    • 17.10

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