Linux GPU accelerated cracking
#1
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Could anyone point me to a distribution of linux where it would be easiest to setup an AMD Radeon 7970 GPU for parallel computing? I've had a very hard time getting this going. I am able to use my cpu currently and I've gotten pretty far into making my gpu work on The-Distribution-Which-Does-Not-Handle-OpenCL-Well (Kali) but not quite there. If someone could point me to the best option, and maybe an existing tutorial that they know works, I would be really grateful.  Thank you for your time!
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#2
Skip K-a-l-i. I'd go straight to release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and then set up using these instructions:

https://hashcat.net/faq/wrongdriver

... and this version of the drivers directly from AMD:

"AMD GPUs on Linux require "RadeonOpenCompute (ROCm)" Software Platform (1.6.180 or later)"
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#3
(02-22-2018, 04:36 PM)royce Wrote: Skip K-a-l-i. I'd go straight to release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and then set up using these instructions:

https://hashcat.net/faq/wrongdriver

... and this version of the drivers directly from AMD:

"AMD GPUs on Linux require "RadeonOpenCompute (ROCm)" Software Platform (1.6.180 or later)"

Thank you so much. I've tried so many things at this point I just wanted to be more certain I had a chance of things working out this time.
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#4
Be sure to install with --opencl=rocm flag set, otherwise you will either get an error or hashcat will just hang.
I'm using 17.50 with 3 RX 480s and 1 RX 570 from here: https://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-article...Notes.aspx. Be sure to grab the correct release for your distribution.
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(02-22-2018, 10:56 PM)soxrok2212 Wrote: Be sure to install with --opencl=rocm flag set, otherwise you will either get an error or hashcat will just hang.
I'm using 17.50 with 3 RX 480s and 1 RX 570 from here: https://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-article...Notes.aspx. Be sure to grab the correct release for your distribution.

To install drivers or hashcat?
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#6
(02-23-2018, 05:47 AM)distrax Wrote: To install drivers or hashcat?

The drivers
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