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AMDGPU-PRO plus victzhang's Experimental OpenCL driver for Ubuntu 16.04

Question asked by chiwalfrm on Aug 15, 2016
Latest reply on Sep 6, 2016 by dipak

Because I am not a developer, I can't post in victzhang's thread ( Experimental OpenCL driver for Ubuntu 16.04  ) and ask this question, so I am asking it here.


My question is: Is it possible to use both the AMDGPU-PRO driver and victzhang's Experimental driver?  The reason is I have both an RX480 (which works fine with AMDGPU-PRO) and a R9-270 which is not supported by the AMDGPU-PRO yet.


When I try to install the experimental driver (this is with AMDGPU-PRO already installed), I get an error about overwrite.


$ sudo dpkg -i fglrx-core_15.302-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb

[sudo] password for chiwalfrm:

Selecting previously unselected package fglrx-core.

(Reading database ... 274585 files and directories currently installed.)

Preparing to unpack fglrx-core_15.302-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...

Unpacking fglrx-core (2:15.302-0ubuntu1) ...

dpkg: error processing archive fglrx-core_15.302-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb (--install):

trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/clinfo', which is also in package amdgpu-pro-clinfo 16.30.3-306809

dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)

Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ...

Errors were encountered while processing: