GPU Support and OS Compatibility (Linux)#

Applies to Linux

2023-07-27

6 min read time

Supported Linux Distributions#

AMD ROCm™ Platform supports the following Linux distributions.

Distribution

Processor Architectures

Validated Kernel

Support

RHEL 9.2

x86-64

5.14 (5.14.0-284.11.1.el9_2.x86_64)

RHEL 9.1

x86-64

5.14.0-284.11.1.el9_2.x86_64

RHEL 8.8

x86-64

4.18.0-477.el8.x86_64

RHEL 8.7

x86-64

4.18.0-425.10.1.el8_7.x86_64

SLES 15 SP5

x86-64

5.14.21-150500.53-default

SLES 15 SP4

x86-64

5.14.21-150400.24.63-default

Ubuntu 22.04.2

x86-64

5.19.0-45-generic

Ubuntu 20.04.5

x86-64

5.15.0-75-generic

New in version 5.6:

  • RHEL 8.8 and 9.2 support is added.

  • SLES 15 SP5 support is added

Distribution

Processor Architectures

Validated Kernel

Support

RHEL 9.0

x86-64

5.14

RHEL 8.6

x86-64

5.14

SLES 15 SP3

x86-64

5.3

Ubuntu 22.04.0

x86-64

5.15 LTS, 5.17 OEM

Ubuntu 20.04.4

x86-64

5.13 HWE, 5.13 OEM

Ubuntu 22.04.1

x86-64

5.15 LTS

  • ✅: Supported - AMD performs full testing of all ROCm components on distro GA image.

  • ❌: Unsupported - AMD no longer performs builds and testing on these previously supported distro GA images.

Virtualization Support#

ROCm supports virtualization for select GPUs only as shown below.

Hypervisor

Version

GPU

Validated Guest OS (validated kernel)

VMWare

ESXi 8

MI250

Ubuntu 20.04 (5.15.0-56-generic)

VMWare

ESXi 8

MI210

Ubuntu 20.04 (5.15.0-56-generic), SLES 15 SP4 (5.14.21-150400.24.18-default)

VMWare

ESXi 7

MI210

Ubuntu 20.04 (5.15.0-56-generic), SLES 15 SP4 (5.14.21-150400.24.18-default)

Linux Supported GPUs#

The table below shows supported GPUs for Instinct™, Radeon Pro™ and Radeon™ GPUs. Please click the tabs below to switch between GPU product lines. If a GPU is not listed on this table, the GPU is not officially supported by AMD.

Use Driver Shipped with ROCm

Product Name

Architecture

LLVM Target

Support

AMD Instinct™ MI250X

CDNA2

gfx90a

AMD Instinct™ MI250

CDNA2

gfx90a

AMD Instinct™ MI210

CDNA2

gfx90a

AMD Instinct™ MI100

CDNA

gfx908

AMD Instinct™ MI50

GCN5.1

gfx906

AMD Instinct™ MI25

GCN5.0

gfx900

Use Radeon Pro Driver

Name

Architecture

LLVM Target

Support

AMD Radeon™ Pro W6800

RDNA2

gfx1030

AMD Radeon™ Pro V620

RDNA2

gfx1030

AMD Radeon™ Pro VII

GCN5.1

gfx906

Use Radeon Pro Driver

Name

Architecture

LLVM Target

Support

AMD Radeon™ VII

GCN5.1

gfx906

Support Status#

  • ✅: Supported - AMD enables these GPUs in our software distributions for the corresponding ROCm product.

  • ⚠️: Deprecated - Support will be removed in a future release.

  • ❌: Unsupported - This configuration is not enabled in our software distributions.

CPU Support#

ROCm requires CPUs that support PCIe™ Atomics. Modern CPUs after the release of 1st generation AMD Zen CPU and Intel™ Haswell support PCIe Atomics.