[gmx-users] Can't locate AMD SDK opencl, among else, during compile

Szilárd Páll pall.szilard at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 23:03:09 CET 2016


Not sure where did things go wrong; please provide full cmake
invocation and it would help to see the contents of CMakeCache.txt
(upload it e.g. to pastebin).

On the other hand, you do no need to link against the SDK
libOpenCL.so, you can link against the generic ICD loader; it's the
ocl-icd-libopencl1 package on Ubuntu (and use opencl-headers for the

Secondly, the upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 does complicate things somewhat
as there is no stable AMD driver for that release and some tweaks are
necessary to get best performance. None of that is related to GROMACS,
but to the state of the Linux AMD software stack.


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