AMD Vega 64 ESXI 6.5 passthrough (problems)

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  1. MarkKiss

    MarkKiss New Member

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    I had AMD RX480 in EXI 6.5 all was working fine.

    Not I replace RX480 by AMD VEGA 64

    I am unable to get working passthrough. When windows try to boot always freeze.

    Already done:
    Reserved all memory - YES
    Expose hardware assisted virtualization to the guest OS - YES
    hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = FALSE

    If drivers are not installed GPU seems to be OK in host (Windows 10)
    Once I will install driver system will not boot
     
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  2. Diego Quintero

    Diego Quintero New Member

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    Sorry but I can't help you, I was wondering if you had any problem passing through the RX480?

    Because in my case it have been unsuccessfull.
    I also have the ESXi 6.5 installed.
    It is crashing on Win10 when I try to install the AMD Drivers, I get BSOD with the code THREAD STUCK IN DEVICE DRIVER

    Can you help me?
     
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  3. Gulmat

    Gulmat New Member

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    Hi, just created an account to see if you guys have found a fix? Same issue just started with my win10 vm with my rx 480 after doing an update... Thanks!
     
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  4. Neuromac

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    I had the same problem with several cards. I got it working doing 2 things that I got form documentation from both NVIDIA and AMD about vt-d with the video cards.
    I had to enable above 4G decoding on the bios in my Supermicro motherboards and explicitly add the pciHole options. Here are some links with the information.

    How to Enable Nvidia V100 GPU in Passthrough mode on vSphere for Machine Learning and Other HPC Workloads - Virtualize Applications

    https://drivers.amd.com/relnotes/amd_mxgpu_deploymentguide_vmware.pdf

    Hope it helps.
     
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