# ROCm Documentation has moved to docs.amd.com


The following is a sequence of commands to Install ROCk-Kernel into the system:

# OPTIONAL : upgrade your base kernel to 4.13.0-32-generic, reboot required

sudo apt update && sudo apt install linux-headers-4.13.0-32-generic linux-image-4.13.0-32-generic linux-image-extra-4.13.0-32-generic linux-signed-image-4.13.0-32-generic
sudo reboot

Installation steps:

Install the ROCm compute firmware and rock-dkms kernel modules, reboot required

wget -qO - https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/apt/debian/rocm.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -
echo deb [arch=amd64] http://repo.radeon.com/rocm/apt/debian/ xenial main | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/rocm.list
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install compute-firmware rock-dkms
sudo update-initramfs -u
sudo reboot

Add user to the video group

sudo adduser $LOGNAME video

Make sure to reboot the machine after installing the ROCm kernel package to force the new kernel to load on reboot.

You can verify the ROCm kernel is loaded by typing the following command at a prompt:

lsmod | grep kfd

Printed on the screen should be similar as follows:

amdkfd                270336  4
amd_iommu_v2           20480  1 amdkfd
amdkcl                 24576  3 amdttm,amdgpu,amdkfd