Archive of January 2017

AMDGPU-PRO 16.60 Released

AMD has released their 16.60 version of AMDGPU-PRO. This release fixes some issues with RHEL, Steam and OpenCL and adds more support for more pre GCN 1.2 GPUs.

AMDGPU-PRO Driver 16.60 Highlights

  • CentOS 7.3 (64-bit version)
Fixed Issues
  • Hard-hangs are sometimes observed during display hot-plug.
  • Launching Steam client sometimes causes system hang.
  • Rendering error in glxgears in performance mode.
Known Issues
  • System hangs when OpenCL attempts to allocate more than available system memory.
  • System fails to boot to OS with DP1.2 enabled on RHEL 7.3.
  • Intermittent screen corruption on system restart after manually switching to AMD performance mode. System operates normally afterwards.
Package Contents​
  • AMDGPU-Pro Driver

TESV: Skyrim w/nine

Steps to get it running:

  • Install vcrun2010
  • Install xact
  • Optional: Activate Gallium-Nine or CSMT

XMPP Registration Still Closed

XMPP registration with captchas needs further installments of dependencies. Unfortunately, I've got to package them by myself. This might take some more time.

wine-staging-nine 2.0rc1 For PlayOnLinux

I've recently glued together a wine package for PlayOnLinux. Download it here and unpack it to ~/.PlayOnLinux/wine/linux-x86/.

The tarball is based upon Nick Sarnie's → Wine + Gallium Nine PPA.

Mesa Updated To 13.0.3

I've uploaded Mesa 13.0.3 to Enjoy!

Mesa 13.0.3 Has Been Released

Emil Velikov has → announced the release of Mesa 13.0.3 last week. It contains a couple of bugfixes for i965, radeonsi and radv.

I'm planning to upgrade my packages this week.

Marek Olšák Prepares More Performance Patches

Marek Olšák from AMD has prepared another series of patches for RadeonSI.