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The AMDGPU graphics stack offers the following scripts to help you install a coherent set of stack components:
Each of these scripts support the same set of arguments that are explained in the following sections of this page.
- Although examples on this page show
amdgpu-installscript being invoked, you can use same arguments with
- Running the script
amdgpu-pro-installis synonymous to running the script as
Please note that Vulkan has been dropped for Ubuntu 16.04.
amdgpu-install script does the following:
Simplifies the installation of the AMDGPU graphics and compute stack by encapsulating the distribution specific package installation logic and by using command line options that allow to specify the:
- Variant of the AMDGPU stack to be installed (All-Open or Pro)
- Combination of components (in case of the Pro stack)
Performs post-install checks to verify whether the installation was performed successfully.
Installs the uninstallation script to allow you to remove the whole AMDGPU stack from the system by using a single command.
The script is packaged into the AMDGPU-Pro tar archive.
Once you have downloaded and extracted the AMDGPU-Pro tar archive, access the
directory where you extracted it. Invoke the script as
Use of the
-y option is recommended to avoid prompts from the
There are two OpenCL implementations available:
- PAL: Provides support for Vega 10 and newer hardware.
- Legacy: Provides support for hardware older than Vega 10.
You can either install one or both implementations.
OpenCL is installed using the
--opencl option, as follows:
||Installs PAL OpenCL.|
||Installs legacy OpenCL.|
||Installs both PAL and legacy OpenCL.|
Applicable examples on this page demonstrate installation of both OpenCL implementations.
Executing the script with
--help argument provides the help or
$ ./amdgpu-install -h
Using the argument
-y informs the package management system to assume
the answer yes for any interactive question. This option allows the
install script to embed itself inside other automated scripts.
$ ./amdgpu-install -y
More advanced functionality can be obtained by providing the installation script with arguments to pass through to the package management software of the distribution you are using.