Upgrade ROCm with the package manager#

Applies to Linux

2023-06-22

7 min read time

This section explains how to upgrade the existing AMDGPU driver and ROCm packages to the latest version using your OS’s distributed package manager.

Note

Package upgrade is applicable to single-version packages only. If the preference is to install an updated version of the ROCm along with the currently installed version, refer to the Installation (Linux) page.

Upgrade Steps#

Update the AMDGPU repository#

Execute the commands below based on your distribution to point the amdgpu repository to the new release.

# amdgpu repository for focal
echo 'deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/etc/apt/keyrings/rocm.gpg] https://repo.radeon.com/amdgpu/5.4.3/ubuntu focal main' \
    | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/amdgpu.list
sudo apt update
# amdgpu repository for jammy
echo 'deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/etc/apt/keyrings/rocm.gpg] https://repo.radeon.com/amdgpu/5.4.3/ubuntu jammy main' \
    | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/amdgpu.list
sudo apt update
sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/amdgpu.repo <<EOF
[amdgpu]
name=amdgpu
baseurl=https://repo.radeon.com/amdgpu/5.4.3/rhel/8.6/main/x86_64/
enabled=1
priority=50
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/rocm.gpg.key
EOF
sudo yum clean all
sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/amdgpu.repo <<EOF
[amdgpu]
name=amdgpu
baseurl=https://repo.radeon.com/amdgpu/5.4.3/rhel/8.7/main/x86_64/
enabled=1
priority=50
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/rocm.gpg.key
EOF
sudo yum clean all
sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/amdgpu.repo <<EOF
[amdgpu]
name=amdgpu
baseurl=https://repo.radeon.com/amdgpu/5.4.3/rhel/9.1/main/x86_64/
enabled=1
priority=50
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/rocm.gpg.key
EOF
sudo yum clean all
sudo tee /etc/zypp/repos.d/amdgpu.repo <<EOF
[amdgpu]
name=amdgpu
baseurl=https://repo.radeon.com/amdgpu/5.4.3/sle/15.4/main/x86_64
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/rocm.gpg.key
EOF
sudo zypper ref

Upgrade the kernel-mode driver & reboot#

Upgrade the kernel mode driver and reboot the system using the following commands based on your distribution:

sudo apt install amdgpu-dkms
sudo reboot
sudo yum install amdgpu-dkms
sudo reboot
sudo zypper --gpg-auto-import-keys install amdgpu-dkms
sudo reboot

Update the ROCm repository#

Execute the commands below based on your distribution to point the rocm repository to the new release.

echo "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/etc/apt/keyrings/rocm.gpg] https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/apt/5.4.3 focal main" \
    | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/rocm.list
echo -e 'Package: *\nPin: release o=repo.radeon.com\nPin-Priority: 600' \
    | sudo tee /etc/apt/preferences.d/rocm-pin-600
sudo apt update
echo "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/etc/apt/keyrings/rocm.gpg] https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/apt/5.4.3 jammy main" \
    | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/rocm.list
echo -e 'Package: *\nPin: release o=repo.radeon.com\nPin-Priority: 600' \
    | sudo tee /etc/apt/preferences.d/rocm-pin-600
sudo apt update
sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/rocm.repo <<EOF
[ROCm-5.4.3]
name=ROCm5.4.3
baseurl=https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/rhel8/5.4.3/main
enabled=1
priority=50
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/rocm.gpg.key
EOF
sudo yum clean all
sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/rocm.repo <<EOF
[ROCm-5.4.3]
name=ROCm5.4.3
baseurl=https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/rhel9/5.4.3/main
enabled=1
priority=50
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/rocm.gpg.key
EOF
sudo yum clean all
sudo tee /etc/zypp/repos.d/rocm.repo <<EOF
[ROCm-5.4.3]
name=ROCm5.4.3
name=rocm
baseurl=https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/zyp/5.4.3/main
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://repo.radeon.com/rocm/rocm.gpg.key
EOF
sudo zypper ref

Upgrade the ROCm packages#

Your packages can be upgraded now through their meta-packages, see the following example based on your distribution:

sudo apt install --only-upgrade rocm-hip-sdk
sudo yum update rocm-hip-sdk
sudo zypper --gpg-auto-import-keys update rocm-hip-sdk

Verification Process#

To verify if the upgrade is successful, refer to the Post-install Actions and Verification Process given in the Installation section.