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Installing MAGMA for ROCm

Installing MAGMA for ROCm#

Applies to Linux

2024-01-31

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Matrix Algebra on GPU and Multicore Architectures (MAGMA) is a collection of next-generation dense linear algebra libraries that is designed for heterogeneous architectures, such as multiple GPUs and multi- or many-core CPUs.

MAGMA provides implementations for CUDA, HIP, Intel Xeon Phi, and OpenCL™. For more information, refer to https://icl.utk.edu/magma/index.html.

Using MAGMA for PyTorch#

Tensor is fundamental to deep-learning techniques because it provides extensive representational functionalities and math operations. This data structure is represented as a multidimensional matrix. MAGMA accelerates tensor operations with a variety of solutions including driver routines, computational routines, BLAS routines, auxiliary routines, and utility routines.

Building MAGMA from source#

To build MAGMA from the source, follow these steps:

  1. In the event you want to compile only for your uarch, use:

    export PYTORCH_ROCM_ARCH=<uarch>
    

    <uarch> is the architecture reported by the rocminfo command.

  2. Use the following:

    export PYTORCH_ROCM_ARCH=<uarch>
    
    # "install" hipMAGMA into /opt/rocm/magma by copying after build
    git clone https://bitbucket.org/icl/magma.git
    pushd magma
    # Fixes memory leaks of MAGMA found while executing linalg UTs
    git checkout 5959b8783e45f1809812ed96ae762f38ee701972
    cp make.inc-examples/make.inc.hip-gcc-mkl make.inc
    echo 'LIBDIR += -L$(MKLROOT)/lib' >> make.inc
    echo 'LIB += -Wl,--enable-new-dtags -Wl,--rpath,/opt/rocm/lib -Wl,--rpath,$(MKLROOT)/lib -Wl,--rpath,/opt/rocm/magma/lib' >> make.inc
    echo 'DEVCCFLAGS += --gpu-max-threads-per-block=256' >> make.inc
    export PATH="${PATH}:/opt/rocm/bin"
    if [[ -n "$PYTORCH_ROCM_ARCH" ]]; then
      amdgpu_targets=`echo $PYTORCH_ROCM_ARCH | sed 's/;/ /g'`
    else
      amdgpu_targets=`rocm_agent_enumerator | grep -v gfx000 | sort -u | xargs`
    fi
    for arch in $amdgpu_targets; do
      echo "DEVCCFLAGS += --amdgpu-target=$arch" >> make.inc
    done
    # hipcc with openmp flag may cause isnan() on __device__ not to be found; depending on context, compiler may attempt to match with host definition
    sed -i 's/^FOPENMP/#FOPENMP/g' make.inc
    make -f make.gen.hipMAGMA -j $(nproc)
    LANG=C.UTF-8 make lib/libmagma.so -j $(nproc) MKLROOT=/opt/conda
    make testing/testing_dgemm -j $(nproc) MKLROOT=/opt/conda
    popd
    mv magma /opt/rocm