[RC5] opencl issues
jkaye at isd.net
Tue Nov 27 16:09:46 EST 2012
On 11/26/2012 11:15 AM, Bruce Slade wrote:
> Evidently there is something I'm not understanding in the installation
> of the very recent amd drivers for the amd 7770 video card on both
> winXP and win7. The driver package lists it containing openCL, yet
> when the driver is installed, along with the openCL client for rc5, I
> get an error message saying that there is no opencl stuff present.
> To elaborate more, the stuff works fine with the amd/ati 6xxx video
> cards on XP and win7 using the distributed.net openCL client with the
> amd/ati drivers in the 11.5 to 11.9 range. Those drivers installed in
> the "ati" directory. In the amd drivers 12.x versions, they started
> installing in an "amd" directory and I have had no luck getting any
> v12.x amd drivers to work with either the opencl or the stream clients
> for distributed.net, even though the downloaded drivers from the amd
> site specify that openCL is a component of the driver download
> package. So...................... what am I not getting here????
I noticed that too on my HD4870x2 and HD6850 under Win XP so I am
running Catalyst 11.something and the stream client.
My Win7 workstation works fine with a pair of HD5450's and Catalyst 12.8.
I have not played with OpenCL yet on my Win7 box that has the 6870's in
them and Catalyst 12.8.
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