Friday, March 3, 2017

How To Fix AMD Ryzen Ubuntu Crashing

The folks at ServeTheHome have posted a quick and dirty fix to keep Ubuntu from crashing on Ryzen powered systems.

One plus side to this is that the newer kernel version also is giving us significantly more performance. Our advice, use whatever Linux flavor you want, but upgrade it to the latest stable kernel immediately if you want to use AMD Ryzen. Since we will undoubtedly get the question, this does not mean that the chips are not x86 and AMD64 compatible. It is simply an example of where development has been focused on how Intel does things. With AMD’s implementation, we simply need to apply an existing update.