AMDGPU-Pro 17.50 Drivers, the Vega 64 and (K)Ubuntu 16.04.3 - Black screen fix

Submitted by Silvershock on Fri, 12/29/2017 - 15:13

So a friend of mine (who is insane) lent me an AMD Vega 64. If you don't know what that is, it's a beast. Anyway, I had to get it running properly in my Linux spin of choice, Kubuntu 16.04. Prior to this card, I was running the 17.20 release of the new AMDGPU-Pro driver stack, which was lovely and stable and fast for me. Unfortunately, there are two issues using this with the Vega: