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Blackscreen / System Crash when starting any game under ZorinOS With AMD Graphics. Driver issues?

Today I migrated my friend's Computer from Windows to ZorinOS. A black screen occurs whenever we try to start a game (well, I tried Minecraft and a random steam game) a black screen occurs after a ...
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Linux cannot recognise my RAID0 array drives

OS: 64bit Debian 11 Bullseye with KDE Plasma Desktop environment PC Specs: AMD FX-4300 Quad Core Processor, nVidia Geforce GTX 970 Graphics card, ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 Motherboard, 16GB unknown brand ...
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Problems with ubuntu graphics driver (graphics noise and system freezing)

I've been using Ubuntu for a while now, and ever since I installed it I've had problems with the system freezing and weird graphic noise showing up. I haven't installed any graphics drivers manually, ...
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How to determine cause of poor CPU performance - AMD 75F3?

I have 2 identical machines with pretty identical configurations, however one machine is performing much worse than the other. After some digging it appears the CPUs on one machine is simply slower ...
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NVMe hotswap / hotplug with linux and amd working?

Has someone got nvme hostwap/hotplug working on linux with amd? We use RS500A-E10-RS12U (ASUS) and hotplug / hotswap is not working. If I remove devices it wont disappear in lsblk and If I add devices ...
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amdgpu drivers broke debian APT

Each time I try to use APT I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: clinfo-amdgpu-pro : Depends: ocl-icd-libopencl1-amdgpu-pro but it is not going to be installed E: Unmet ...
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Amd driver fails everytime i try to install it

So I wanted to update my drivers for AMD for a better experience but every time I try to update I get this error The following packages have unmet dependencies: fglrx: Depends: fglrx-core but it is ...
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Ubuntu 21.10. AMD Navi 10 Pulseaudio passthrough not working

I'd like to pass through eac3, dts etc. to my Pioneer AVR which is connected to my AMD GPU via DisplayPort. I'd prefer the AVR to decode the signals. However there seems to be no correct passthrough. ...
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Enabling KVM without BIOS setup

I'm running Debian 11 LXDE in an old notebook and during the boot I'm receiving the following message: root@debian:~# dmesg | grep -i kvm [ 20.501228] kvm: disabled by bios [ 20.541824] kvm: ...
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installing 32-bit architecture in amd64 linux

I'm trying to install 32-bit libraries so I can do stack smashing in a amd64 kalios.` The instruction for installation on a x86 linux would be: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 && sudo apt-...
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Missing sound through GPU for several days (Manjaro, AMD)

I have been trying (and failing) for several days to rectify a sudden audio issue in Manjaro. Usually, audio passes through DisplayPort or HDMI without issue. But after updating a few days ago to both ...
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Amdgpu driver fails at boot and leaves behind a glitched blackscreen

I've been trying to move to the amdgpu driver for quite some time now. My system is defaulting to radeon but with some boot parameters you can use amdgpu (see how can I use "amdgpu" instead ...
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Determining the number of threads per EPYC AMD 7601 cpu

I'm trying to confirm that my AMD EPYC 7601 CPUs are set up with dual threading. I have 2 X 32 CPUs and ​should have 2 threads per CPU. When I run: lscpu | grep -E '^Thread|^Core|^Socket|^CPU\(' I ...
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Installing new GPU with drivers

I am currently upgrading my PC from an AMD 5700XT to an RTX 3070 which use different drivers (duh). The drivers i currently have installed are the xf86-video-amdgpu Packages from arch as well as ...
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Can APIC LVTERR on AMD be configured as NMI message type?

In fact, the message type / delivery mode of LVTERR on Intel is unconfigured. However, on AMD, it is presented as below. The problem is, when I configure the MT of LVTERR on AMD as NMI, it will keep ...
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Linux Mint stops responding for a few seconds

I recently got a new Desktop, which is quite the upgrade from my Laptop. Now I installed a fresh install of Linux Mint MATE 20.2. Now the performance isn't bad, but every so often there is a random ...
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KDE Neon Display-setup-script Nvidia Driver alternative

I'm using KDE Neon based on Ubuntu 20.04 latest release version with last KDE on a Asus laptop with AMD Ryzen 4800H and Nvidia RTX 2060. I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers using ubuntu-drivers ...
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AMD Epyc 7452 having CPU base clock as max clock speed & not boosting to boost clock?

I have an AMD Epyc 7452 CPU on an ASRock Rack ROMED6U-2L2T board running Proxmox 7 a linux system and running cpupower frequency-info reveals the following: analyzing CPU 0: driver: acpi-cpufreq ...
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No temperature reading on Ryzen 5700G?

I've built a new computer with a AMD Ryzen 5700G and to my surprise, no sensor information is picked up whatsoever. I thought perhaps the new AMD chips would not yet be recognized by Linux, but the ...
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dpkg-deb treats my architeceture as amd64 instead of x86)64

I just created a simple .deb package (using this tutorial). This is my control file: Package: bla Version: 1.0 Architecture: x86_64 Maintainer: bla Description: bla The Architecture I got from uname -...
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Configuring AMD RX 580 on Fedora 34

I have ASUS AMD RX 580 on Fedora 34 system. This series of video cards have problems with very high default core frequency and power limits. Video core has normal temperature, but some small ...
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Disable GTT on amdgpu?

How can I disable GTT on amdgpu? According to https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/v4.20/gpu/amdgpu.html, adding amdgpu.gttsize=0 should work but that has no effect. The reason why I am asking is, that my ...
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16GB installed but only 12GB available

I have a ThinkPad P14s Gen 2 AMD which has a AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U with Vega 8 Graphics running Fedora 34. It has one 16GB DIMM installed, which the bios as well as dmideocde report correctly Getting ...
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Any way to fix chromium hang that eats up all mouse clicks?

So I have been running into this weird issue where Chromium would hang, and pretty much lock out mouse clicks. The mouse can still move, I can navigate using my keyboard all non-chromium windows like ...
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Cannot scale max frequency on AMD 5800x (Linux kernel 5.11, Ubuntu Server 21.04)

I'd like to set the maximum frequency of my server to the minimum frequency for bench marking purposes. My symptom is that I am missing /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq. Therefore I cannot set ...
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Are there any desktops (intel or amd) or pci-e cards that can support more than 16 USB devices per port?

I have a custom device from a manufacture that creates 32 ttyUSB devices. But this doesn't work with pc usb's controller because this generates error "not enough host controller resources for new ...
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GSync/FreeSync status of plugged monitors

Is there any environment variable that we can check to know if GSync or FreeSync is activated? Or is there a software that can tell both for us? Or just one of them?
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Linux Mint showing 1 thread per core in a 4 thread/core cpu

I have a Ryzen 3 3200g and, when I do lscpu in a Linux Mint 20.1 Cinnamon OS terminal, the output says that I only have 1 thread per core. The Windows system's info accurately recognizes that my CPU ...
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Cannot turn off computer and internal monitor remains on

I just bought a Dell G15 Ryzen edition (5515) with RTX 3060 and R7 5800H installed Ubuntu as dual boot, and I am using external monitors. However, I found that after logging into Ubuntu the internal ...
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How to get sensors-detect to detect an AMD Phenom II temtperature sensor

Yes, I know that is an old chip. Running a sensors-detect with all the optional tests yields nothing. My sensors refuse to read the temperature of the CPU. I know there is a working temperature sensor ...
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AMD GPU not being used by Debian

I'm running Debian 10 with kernel 5.10 via buster backports. The installed driver for amd is amdgpu and the output of dmesg from my understanding tells me the driver is being recognized, [ 2.774224]...
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GCC and AMD Ryzen

https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Ryzen#GCC says, neither GCC 6.x nor GCC 7 is Ryzen optimized. But, when doing man gcc-7 I clearly see march=znver1 is available in GCC-7. Or is this just a dummy option ...
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Linux not resuming from s2ram (X570, Zen3)

I have a fresh install of Gentoo Linux on a MSI X570 Tomahawk, AMD 5900X machine with the latest BIOS (7C84v163). 5.10.27-gentoo-x86_64 kernel fails to resume from Suspend-to-RAM. First, s2ram ...
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Pacman downgrading my Linux kernel?

While updating my Linux installation on an AMD Ryzen system with sudo pacman -Syu, I noticed this row: gremlins/linux-zen 5.12.1.zen2-1 5.12.4.zen1-1 0.05 MiB 98.39 MiB So the kernel ...
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Cannot run pwmconfig (There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed)

I’m trying to control the fan speed in my laptop (Huawei Matebook D14 2020. AMD Ryzen 5 3500U with Vega GPU). I’ve installed lm_sensors, and run sudo sensors-detect. However, when I try to run sudo ...
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lm_sensors not reporting individual core temps on AM4/B450

This is the output from sensors on my machine, Ryzen 5 3600X on a Biostar B450MH: amdgpu-pci-0a00 Adapter: PCI adapter vddgfx: 725.00 mV fan1: 0 RPM (min = 0 RPM, max = 3630 RPM) ...
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Cannot set CPU frequency

I‘m trying to set my CPU max frequency to the max value supplied by scaling_available_frequencies, but it looks like the kernel is simply ignoring me. My kernel: # uname -a Linux valfenda 5.10.32-...
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OpenCL with AMD RX 6900XT on Ubuntu 20.04

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 (kernel version 5.8.0-50-generic) on a system consisting of an i9 9900K, an RX 6900XT and 32GB of RAM. This system is meant to run OpenCL code for a university ...
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ACPI and AMD GPU errors while attempting to install Ubuntu or Mint

I have been trying to dual boot windows and Linux. I am facing similar problems for both Ubuntu and Mint. The attached image shows the errors that i am getting
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My CPU supports "turbo" clock boosting, but CPUPower says it doesn't; who's right?

I recently bought a new CPU (AMD Ryzen 3 2200G) which supports a "Boost Clock", however when I run cpupower frequency-info I get: boost state support: Supported: no Active: no Boost ...
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linux: poor ACPI support on AMD Epyc?

I have a server HPE ProLiant system with AMD Epyc CPU, BIOS A43 v1.20, with Linux kernel 5.4.0. cpupower always reports no available drivers and as a result I can't set CPU frequencies (details in my ...
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How to get Vulkan to work with AMD radeon integrated graphics?

I've been at this a while and I can't seem to get Vulkan to work on my new laptop. It's this one: https://www.dell.com/en-ca/shop/dell-laptops/new-inspiron-15-5000-laptop-amd/spd/inspiron-15-5505-...
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Kali Linux OVA stuck on booting

I'm trying to use Kali Linux OVA (version 2020.4) in the Virtual Box (version 6.1). However, my Kali OVA stuck on the dragon logo for an hour: I found this post and the solution. However, im using ...
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Clarification on the state of AMD drivers for Linux

I would like to know how many drivers for AMD graphics card exist for Linux and whether they are proprietary or open source and what are the differences among them. The introduction of this Phoronix ...
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linux: can't set cpu frequency governor with cpupower

I have a server HPE ProLiant system with AMD Epyc CPU, BIOS A43 v1.20, with Linux kernel 4.19.71 (as well I tried on 5.4.0). Now, I'm trying to set CPU performance governor: # cpupower frequency-set -...
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AMD Microphone not detected on Debian

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 14ARE05 and have installed Debian SID on it. The internal mic isn't detected in pulvac. After a lot of googling, I figured out that my issue is very similar to this. However, ...
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What changes had to be made to linux kernel in order to support ryzen 5000 series processor?

AMD contributed patches to linux kernel during 2020 in order to make it run on ryzen 5000 series processor. Don't ryzen 5000 series processors implement x64 ISA? How are ryzen 5000 processors ...
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Ryzen extremely slow on the most basic of tasks under Arch Linux

I have a Ryzen 1700 which is extremely slow even in the most basic of tasks like launching vim or nvim (takes several seconds), tab switching in the Gnome Terminal or scrolling text. The Ryzen 7 1700 ...
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How to know if a AMD cpu's SME feature is enabled?

More recent AMD CPUs have a feature named Secure Memory Encryption SME which if available can be explicitly be enabled by adding this parameter to linux' command line. mem_encrypt=on (according to ...
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What is the preferred method to manage an nvidia (or any) GPU?

After a fresh new install of Void Linux, and installing the nvidia drivers, I'm beginning to think nvidia-settings is not the preferred way to manage GPU settings. The app is absolutely broken ...
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