Hi what GPU model do you have?
It is my understanding that AMDGPU Pro only supports GCN 3.0 Cards officially
GCN 1.0 and 2.0 support is experimental and only available on the latest Linux kernel which is version 4.9
Also pls post the required info when posting a question INFORMATION REQUIRED WHEN POSTING A QUESTION
Video Card: MSI Radeon RX470
Motherboard: ASRock Z170 Extreme
OS: Ubuntu 16.04.1 (Also tried Debian)
Hmm that card is fully supported.
I assume you followed the instructions in this page How-To Install/Uninstall AMD Radeon™ Software AMDGPU-PRO Driver for Linux® on an Ubuntu System
and that you are using 64bit Ubuntu. Btw what is your processor?
CPU is Pentium G4400
Yes, I followed the instructions you linked to. Exactly.
The package installs, and uses DKMS to compile a new initrd image file. Then, when I reboot the system, that new image causes a kernel panic.
There was a DKSM issue in 16.04 but I believe they fixed it recently. Did you update the OS before installing driver
by using "sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade"
It also might be caused because the hardware is new (very unlikely though). If that also fails try asking about the issue in Ubuntu forums cause people there prolly knows how to go about solving it better.
Still an issue there. This really should be AMD's responsibility. They're drivers for their card is breaking a solid, working OS.
Here are the steps to replicate:
- Download latest Ubuntu install image 16.04.1
- Install Ubunutu on clean, erased drive
- sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade;
- Download latest AMDGPU-PRO (16.40-348864) from AMDGPU-PRO Driver for Linux® – Release Notes
- sudo sh amdgpu-pro-instal
- KERNEL PANIC!!!
This is a brand new machine, new motherboard, cpu, GPU, etc. GPU is Radeon is Rx 470. Everything works 100% perfectly, until installing the AMD drivers.
So, I am down completely stuck It is impossible to get the AMD GPU drivers installed.
yea it might be an issue with the driver, but its more likely that your new hardware is at fault because it may not be fully supported by the current kernel in
Ubuntu 16.04.1. Also did you try using using "sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade" before installing the drivers. Also if all fails pls try the old version of the drivers
Also check this forum tread. I think they are also having a very similar issue How the hell does one get the RX 470 working in Ubuntu 16.04? - Phoronix Forums
Thanks, but still not working.
As you can see in my last post, I did update and upgrade in step #3
Is there any official support from AMD? I bought 5 of their cards, and am completely stuck. They should provide drivers that actually work.
Again, this is a fresh install of the latest Ubuntu, with brand new RX 470 cards.