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Release Date: April 25th, 2018

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

Radeon™ Software for Linux® 18.10 Highlights

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

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

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:

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

Compatible 64-bit Operating Systems

  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.4
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.9
  • CentOS 7.4
  • CentOS 6.9
  • Ubuntu 16.04.4

Base Feature Support

  • Supported APIs:
    • Vulkan™ 1.1
    • OpenCL™1.2 (not supported for 1st generation GCN products)
    • OpenGL 4.5 and GLX 1.4
  • 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)
  • 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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