AMDVLK 2020.Q2.1 Released With AMD Renoir Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Radeon on 16 April 2020 at 10:54 AM EDT. 10 Comments
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AMD released today their first update of the quarter for their open-source AMDVLK Vulkan Linux driver.

AMDVLK 2020.Q2.1 is now available for this Vulkan driver derived from their official cross-platform Vulkan driver sources. The notable addition with the 2020.Q2.1 update is initial support for Renoir hardware with the Ryzen 4000 series laptops now shipping. Renoir hardware has 7nm Zen 2 processors with Vega graphics that should now be playing well under AMDVLK paired with a new enough Linux kernel. I am still working on getting my hands on a Renoir laptop but availability has been quite limited to date.

AMDVLK 2020.Q2.1 also has updates against Vulkan 1.2.135, support for limiting the cache directory size, a panel setting to disable AMD vendor extensions for Vulkan, and at least one known bug fix.

More details on AMDVLK 2020.Q2.1 via GitHub.
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