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nVidia's proprietary drivers have always been pretty good so long as you're not using a bleeding edge kernel (but even that has improved.)

What issues have you had with it? I haven't had issues with radv for quite a while. For me, it has been very stable.
Mostly a corner case, but for yuzu, it lacks some critical extensions like VK_KHR_16bit_storage and VK_KHR_8bit_storage.
 
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I’ve thought of going back to Mint. I’ve gotten quite used to using Darktable for my photo needs. What would be the best way to go about OpenCL implementation? I previously had trouble getting it going, and I killed X once trying to upgrade GPU drivers for my RX 570.
 
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I’ve thought of going back to Mint. I’ve gotten quite used to using Darktable for my photo needs. What would be the best way to go about OpenCL implementation? I previously had trouble getting it going, and I killed X once trying to upgrade GPU drivers for my RX 570.
Well considering the drivers are open source now really, you don't "update" the drivers so much as just update your kernel.

Pretty hard to forget that. If you're installing a "driver" you are probably doing something wrong, nowadays.

Yes, for the tech minded amongst us: I am aware there are other components. But my point was no binary driver download to kill your install.
 
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Well considering the drivers are open source now really, you don't "update" the drivers so much as just update your kernel.

Pretty hard to forget that. If you're installing a "driver" you are probably doing something wrong, nowadays.

Yes, for the tech minded amongst us: I am aware there are other components. But my point was no binary driver download to kill your install.
Last I tried, the AMDGPU-pro drivers were needed to get OpenCL working, which is very beneficial in Darktable. I'm not sure if it's technically a driver, but AMD had updated this, so I followed their instructions to uninstall and then install the updated version. This is when it fell apart. If OpenCL was available from the start, I would have left the default drivers in place.
 
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Last I tried, the AMDGPU-pro drivers were needed to get OpenCL working, which is very beneficial in Darktable. I'm not sure if it's technically a driver, but AMD had updated this, so I followed their instructions to uninstall and then install the updated version. This is when it fell apart. If OpenCL was available from the start, I would have left the default drivers in place.
In case of doubt, always check the arch wiki: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/GPGPU#AMD/ATI
You have several options, including the open ROCm, which is compatible with Polaris/GCN4. That one should be the best one.
 
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In case of doubt, always check the arch wiki: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/GPGPU#AMD/ATI
You have several options, including the open ROCm, which is compatible with Polaris/GCN4. That one should be the best one.
Anything bad about me just having choosen the mesa stack for OpenCL on Gentoo?

Bear in mind, my only use case for OpenCL is for a limited wine-based gaming role: Wine+Elite Dangerous aparently depends on OpenCL or something for Horizons support. I believe it's being used to compute a terrain shader or something.
 
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Not much, but the mesa one is really lacking in stability for what i tested. If it works, just leave it.
 
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Lol, haven't found out yet. I'll keep ROCm in mind as a fallback for when it doesn't work.

If it can do just this one thing, couldn't care less really.

Next update, guess who's using ROCm due to graphics glitches like voxels jutting into space on planets?
 
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