Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Beta for Linux Release Notes

Article Number: RN-PRO-LIN-18.7.1

Last Updated:  July 10, 2018

This article provides information on the latest version of the Radeon™ Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Beta for Linux®.

Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Beta for Linux can be downloaded from the following links*:

Installing Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Beta for Linux

For detailed instructions on how to install or uninstall Radeon™ Pro Software for Linux, please refer to the following KB article:

To use the Vulkan® driver in this stack, Vulkan SDK version 1.1.70.0 needs to be installed. The SDK can be downloaded from: https://vulkan.lunarg.com/sdk/home

Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Beta for Linux Highlights

    • Provides support for Ubuntu® 16.04.4 and SLED/SLES 12 SP3.
    • Enables Vulkan® 1.1 support - Closed and Open source driver conformant with the Vulkan® 1.1 specification.

Fixed Issues

  • May experience an issue compiling in Dassault Systèmes® Abaqus™.

Known Issues

    • GPU hangs may occur after prolonged stressful testing.
    • Application errors may occur while performing StoryboardGraphics on ANSYS® Workbench™ 18.1.
    • Minor corruption may be seen in viewport when resizing in Autodesk® Mudbox™.
    • Minor corruption may be seen in viewport upon mouse hovering in Dassault Systèmes® Abaqus™.
    • Minor corruption may be seen while moving cursor over sample MSC SimXpert on RHEL 6.9 operating system.

Product Compatibility
Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Beta for Linux is compatible with the following AMD graphics products:

AMD Radeon and FirePro™ Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ Pro WX series

Radeon™ Pro WX 9100
Radeon™ Pro WX 7100
Radeon™ Pro WX 5100
Radeon™ Pro WX 4100
Radeon™ Pro WX 3100
Radeon™ Pro WX 2100

Radeon™ Vega Frontier EditionRadeon™ Vega Frontier Edition
Radeon™ Pro seriesRadeon™ Pro Duo ("Polaris" & "Fiji")
AMD FirePro™ W series

AMD FirePro™ W9100
AMD FirePro™ W9000
AMD FirePro™ W8100
AMD FirePro™ W8000
AMD FirePro™ W7100
AMD FirePro™ W7000
AMD FirePro™ W5100
AMD FirePro™ W5000
AMD FirePro™ W4300
AMD FirePro™ W4100
AMD FirePro™ W2100
AMD FirePro™ W600

AMD FirePro™ S series

AMD FirePro™ S7150x2
AMD FirePro™ S7150
AMD FirePro™ S7100X
+ all other AMD FirePro™ S series products


Packaged Driver Version

Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Beta for Linux installation package contains the following:

    • AMDGPU-Pro Driver and AMDGPU All-Open (base driver 18.10)
    • ROCm Platform 1.6 in supported distributions

Supported APIs

Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Beta for Linux is designed to support the following APIs:

    • OpenGL 4.5 and GLX 1.4
    • OpenCL™ 1.2 (not supported for Radeon™ Pro WX 2100 and Radeon™ Pro WX 3100)
    • Vulkan® 1.1
    • VDPAU/VAAPI

Compatible Operating Systems
Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Beta for Linux is designed to support the following Linux platforms:

    • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.4 (64-bit version)
    • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6.9 (64-bit version)
    • CentOS 7.4 (64-bit version)
    • CentOS 6.9 (64-bit version)
    • Ubuntu® 16.04.4 (64-bit version)
    • SLED/SLES 12 SP3 (64-bit version)

See below for details:

Desktop Workstation Graphics
 RHEL/CentOS 7.4RHEL/CentOS 6.9

Ubuntu 16.04.4

SLED/SLES 12 SP3
Radeon™ Pro WX series
Radeon™ Vega Frontier Edition
Radeon™ Pro Duo ("Polaris")
Radeon™ Pro Duo ("Fiji")
AMD FirePro™ W series
AMD FirePro™ S series

 

Note: Radeon™ Pro SSG is not supported with Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Beta for Linux. For Radeon™ Pro SSG support, please refer to the following table for download links and release notes.

 RHEL/CentOS 7.4RHEL/CentOS 6.9

Ubuntu 16.04.3

SLED/SLES 12 SP2
Radeon™ Pro SSG 18.Q1.117.4018.Q1.117.40
Release NotesDownload Full Release NotesDownload Full Release NotesDownload Full Release NotesDownload Full Release Notes

 

Base Feature Support

    • 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)
    • AMD 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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