[Mesa-dev] Error: unsupported relocations
maraeo at gmail.com
Sun Jun 2 03:23:51 UTC 2019
clover is not supported by AMD officially, because AMD has its own OpenCL
driver called ROCm.
On Sat, Jun 1, 2019, 10:56 PM Jan Vesely <jan.vesely at rutgers.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, 2019-06-01 at 18:21 -0400, James Harvey wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 1, 2019 at 6:19 PM James Harvey <jamespharvey20 at gmail.com>
> > > On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 7:52 PM james harvey <jamespharvey20 at gmail.com>
> > > > Commit 9baacf3f is: "radeonsi: Refuse to accept code with unhandled
> > > > relocations".
> > > >
> > > > This has broken ImageMagick for many people using AMD graphics cards.
> > > > See https://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/issues/1366
> > > >
> > > > ImageMagick responded: "It looks like this error message is created
> > > > the mesa driver. I have no idea what causes this message and if there
> > > > is anything what we could do to prevent this from happening."
> > > >
> > > > And, hasn't responded back for requests for what additional
> > > > information I could tell mesa.
> > > >
> > > > I see the mesa commit is to prevent GPU hangs, so I'm all for the
> > > >
> > > > I'm just asking what would need to be done by who to get ImageMagick
> > > > working again, using opencl-mesa. Using opencl-amd has been a
> > > > workaround for some people. Not sure if this is something mesa just
> > > > hasn't implemented that opencl-amd has, or if it's something
> > > > ImageMagick needs to do differently.
> > >
> > > Ping? Mesa + ImageMagick convert is broken, affecting lots of people,
> > > but neither project is saying anything.
> > Sorry all, please reply to this post rather than the last. Copy-paste
> > failure of email addresses of people listed in mesa patch, fixed.
> sorry I missed the previous email. The issues has been discussed at
> tldr; the referenced mesa commit prevents GPU hangs/crashes caused by
> changes in LLVM.
> longer story:
> AMDGPU llvm backend used to inline all function calls until llvm-6.
> llvm-6+ uses functions calls and issues relocations for each function
> invocation. unhandled relocations lead to GPU hangs/crashes.
> either clover/mesa needs to handle relocations, or LLVM needs to stop
> using relocations for internal symbols (they are not needed).
> I've neither time, nor energy, nor access to hw, to fix things up
> every time AMD changes break something in clover, and nobody else has
> stepped up.
> moreover, mesa made it clear that volunteer contributions and needs
> are inferior to corporate stakeholders (not even worth CI cycles).
> thus, clover on amd gpus is in damage mitigation mode; errors are
> better than crashes, crashes are better than hangs.
> Chances are that clover over NIR will work before the current issues
> are fixed.
>  https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=105113
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