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amd app installation in virtual box

Question asked by dmeiser on Jul 20, 2012
Latest reply on Jul 26, 2012 by dmeiser

Hi,

 

I'm trying to install the amd app sdk in a windows 7 64bit guest os in virtualbox. I would like to do this just for building OpenCL applications and testing them on a CPU. I'm not intending to run gpu applications inside virtual box. I just need to opencl runtime.

 

The installer for the amd app sdk v 2.7 (64bit) fails with an error message "Application Install: install package not supported on this platform". When I hit ok the other components (kernel analyzer and profiler) install, but when I try to run them they fail because they can't find the opencl dlls (e.g. aticalrt.dll).

 

So my questions are:

 

- Is it possible to install the AMD APP SDK in windows in virtual box?

 

- Are there any extra steps I need to take (e.g. some additional configuration in virtualbox)?

 

- Does a different version of the SDK work (e.g. 32bit or an older version)

 

Thanks a lot in advance.

Cheers,

Dominic

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