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  1. #1
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    Gx60 terascale + southern island 8650g 8970m

    Ok so thus far ive managed to get booting with no black screen or editing of grub by using these bios settings

    bios setting
    power express disabled
    dynamic mode enabled
    igpu forced performance
    _osc to pci0 enabled
    enabled all ports for sb gpp
    enabled sb memory reverse

    then i went and made some config files


    sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/amdgpu.conf
    paste this in
    options amdgpu si_support=1
    options amdgpu cik_support=1

    sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/radeon.conf

    options radeon si_support=0
    options radeon cik_support=0

    sudo nano /etc/mkinitcpio.conf
    mkinitcpio -P

    sudo update-initramfs -u

    sudo nano/etc/mkinitcpio.conf
    MODULES=(amdgpu radeon)
    sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-amdgpu.conf
    Section "Device"
    Identifier "AMD"
    Driver "modesetting"
    #Option "AccelMethod" "Glamor" #valid options are XAA, EXA and Glamor. Default value varies per-GPU.
    #Option "AccelMethod" "XAA" #valid options are XAA, EXA and Glamor. Default value varies per-GPU.
    #Option "AccelMethod" "EXA" #valid options are XAA, EXA and Glamor. Default value varies per-GPU.
    Option "DRI3" "on" #enable DRI3 instead of the default DRI2-mode
    EndSection

    reupdated initamfs

    rebooted and now the 8970m is detected in amdgpu mode and the 8650g is in radeon mode

    running unigine heaven and only the igpu is running still any help?

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    Re: Gx60 terascale + southern island 8650g 8970m

    Update Solved

    ***Update, succeeded in combining the APU and GPU to work together for best frames
    Unigine Heaven at 1920x1080 Ultra settings with 8x anti analising low frames 50fps peak 98fps average betweeb 65-75fps




    CPU: AMD A10-5750M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics 2495MHz MMX+ SSE SSE2 SSE3 SSSE3 SSE41 SSE42 SSE4A SSE5 AVX HTT x4
    GPU: Unknown GPU x1
    System memory: 13937 MB
    Video memory: 256 MB
    Sync threads: 3
    Async threads: 4
    ---- Render ----
    GLRender::GLRender(): Unknown ATI GPU
    OpenGL vendor: AMD
    OpenGL renderer: AMD Radeon(TM) HD8970M (PITCAIRN, DRM 3.38.0, 5.8.0-50-generic, LLVM 12.0.0)
    OpenGL version: 4.6 (Core Profile) Mesa 21.2.0-devel (git-a165385 2021-04-17 focal-oibaf-ppa)
    OpenGL flags: Core Profile

    Found required GL_ARB_map_buffer_range
    Found required GL_ARB_vertex_array_object
    Found required GL_ARB_draw_instanced
    Found required GL_ARB_draw_elements_base_vertex
    Found required GL_ARB_transform_feedback
    Found required GL_ARB_half_float_vertex
    Found required GL_ARB_half_float_pixel
    Found required GL_ARB_framebuffer_object
    Found required GL_ARB_texture_multisample
    Found required GL_ARB_uniform_buffer_object
    Found required GL_ARB_geometry_shader4
    Found optional GL_ARB_blend_func_extended
    Found optional GL_ARB_tessellation_shader
    Found optional GL_ARB_shader_bit_encoding
    Found optional GL_ARB_sample_shading
    Found optional GL_ARB_compute_shader
    Found optional GL_ARB_gpu_shader5
    Found optional GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc
    Found optional GL_ARB_texture_compression_rgtc
    Shading language: 4.60
    Maximum texture size: 16384
    Maximum texture units: 192
    Maximum texture renders: 8

    ---- Physics ----
    Physics: Multi-threaded

    ---- PathFind ----
    PathFind: Multi-threaded

  3. #3
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    Re: Gx60 terascale + southern island 8650g 8970m

    Great news genukie, please use the thread tools at the top of the page to mark the thread solved.

    Thanks

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