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chat icon How to recompile to support AMD OpenCL on Mac?


Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:31 pm
Joined: 19 Jul 2013
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Hi, i have a AMD HD7950 GPU and I want use Cycles Render in OpenCL mode on my OS X system.
oclinfo shows following log:
[Device 2]
   Name:          ATI Radeon HD 7950 Compute Engine
   Vendor:       AMD
   Type:          GPU
   Device Version:    OpenCL 1.1
   Driver Version:    1.0
   Compute Units:       32
   Work Group Size:    1024
   Clock:          1000 MHz
   Global Memory:       1536 MB
   Local Memory:       32 KB
   Cache Size:       0 KB
   Cache Line Size:    0 Bytes
   Available:       Yes
   Double-Precision:    No

But Blender can use only CPU mode. I heard i need to recompile Blender with edited kernel_types.h and device_opencl.cpp files. Are there any additional tips? What exactly i must edit?

Thanks in advance.

P.S. I'm programmer (but on Java)
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