Radeon™ Software for Linux® 18.20 Early Preview Release Notes

Article Number: RN-AMDGPU-UNIFIED-LINUX-EPR

Release Date: May 3rd, 2018

This article provides information on the latest early preview release version of Radeon™ Software for Linux®.

Radeon™ Software for Linux® 18.20 Early Preview Release Highlights

    • Provides initial support for Ubuntu 18.04 and RHEL 7.5. This driver is provided as an early preview release driver which should be considered "as is", may not be supported with further updates, upgrades or bug fixes and should not be installed in production environments.

Known Issues

    • Hang/Error message/Call Trace observed in dmesg while running Ensight_10.2.2a.
    • Fatal Error occurred while performing Workbench StoryboardGraphics on Ansys 18.1 and later.

Package Contents

    • AMDGPU All-Open and AMDGPU-Pro Driver
    • ROCm Platform 1.6 in supported distributions

Radeon™ Software for Linux® can be downloaded from the following links:

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Installing Radeon™ Software for Linux®

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

To use the Vulkan driver in this stack, Vulkan SDK version v1.0.70.0 needs to be installed. The SDK can be downloaded from: https://vulkan.lunarg.com/sdk/home


AMD Radeon™ Product Family Compatibility

Radeon™ Software for Linux® is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ RX Vega Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ Pro WX-series
Radeon™ Vega Frontier EditionAMD FirePro™ W9100
Radeon™ RX 550/560/570/580 Series GraphicsAMD FirePro™ W8100
AMD Radeon™ RX 460/470/480 GraphicsAMD FirePro™ W7100
AMD Radeon™ Pro DuoAMD FirePro™ W5100
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury/Fury X/Nano GraphicsAMD FirePro™ W4300
AMD Radeon™ R9 380/380X/390/390X GraphicsAMD FirePro™ W4100
AMD Radeon™ R9 285/290/290X GraphicsAMD FirePro™ W2100
AMD Radeon™ R7 240/250/250X/260/260X/350AMD FirePro™ W600
AMD Radeon™ HD7700/7800/8500/8600AMD FirePro™ S-Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 360 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ Pro WX 9100
AMD Radeon™ R5 340


Compatible 64-bit Operating Systems

    • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.5
    • Ubuntu 18.04

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