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#1 2018-07-22 14:34:55

Terence
Member
From: Munich / Germany
Registered: 2018-03-20
Posts: 16  

amdgpu-pro drivers

Dear All,
it was time for new hardware (actually LGA 775 + LGA 1336) and I have bayed parts for complete new system, one part is an AMD RX 580 graphic-card. I know, it's overkill for Linux but I want to live within next 10 years like last one.

On AMD-site is neither a driver for 'Devuan' nor for 'Debian' https://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articl … Notes.aspx but for Ubuntu.

Here https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install- … etch-linux just tell to modify the '/etc/apt/sources.list' but in the comments is written that's buggie.

On this German thread https://www.kde-neon.de/topic/amdgpu-pr … tallieren/ recommend to download (for Neon) the drivers for Ubuntu 16.04, to read the 'ID' of

/etc/os-release

in my/our case

ID=devuan

and modify accordingly

amdgpu-pro-install

from:

case "$ID" in
ubuntu)
PACKAGES="amdgpu-pro amdgpu-pro-lib32 amdgpu-pro-dkms"

to (in my/our case):

case "$ID" in
devuan)
PACKAGES="amdgpu-pro amdgpu-pro-lib32 amdgpu-pro-dkms"

I know that drivers are written for certain 'kernels' and my:

uname -a
Linux devuan 4.9.0-7-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.110-1 (2018-07-05) x86_64 GNU/Linux

Fact: I have no idea, can someone help me please?

Thanks in advance for any newbie explanations, links.

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