Stable Diffusion with AMD RX580 on Gentoo (and possibly other RX4xx and RX5xx AMD cards)

Introduction

The reason why older AMD cards don't work out of the box with Stable Diffusion is that AMD dropped official support for Polaris architecture cards (aka gfx803) in ROCm (CUDA equivalent for AMD). Since official ROCm distribution ships without this support enabled, other software using ROCm in backend such as PyTorch disable it as well by default. This is why even if you install the official ROCm-enabled PyTorch package it still won't detect your GPU. However it is possible to enable that support back by compiling the necessary software yourself.

I'll be using ROCm 5.1.3, PyTorch 1.13.0 and Torchvision 0.14.0 with Python 3.10 in this guide.
Keep in mind that steps below may differ if you use different versions (especially ROCm, since most fixes deal with ROCm packaging on Gentoo).

ROCm

Ubuntu users should look at https://github.com/xuhuisheng/rocm-gfx803

Mind that the above packages might cause glitches and artifacts, as reported by anon: #1 #2

Arch users should look at https://rentry.org/sdamd

Read the Gentoo wiki for more info: https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/ROCm

First we need ROCm libraries compiled for gfx803 target. On Gentoo it's as easy as enabling the right use flag.
Create a file in /etc/portage/package.use with the following content:

*/* AMDGPU_TARGETS: -* gfx803

This will enable Polaris architecture and disable all other architectures to save on compilation time.
Now install all the required ROCm-related packages:

emerge -av dev-util/rocminfo dev-libs/rocr-runtime sci-libs/rocBLAS sci-libs/rocRAND sci-libs/rocFFT sci-libs/rocSOLVER sci-libs/rocPRIM sci-libs/rocSPARSE sci-libs/rocThrust dev-util/roctracer sci-libs/miopen dev-util/hip sci-libs/hipBLAS sci-libs/hipCUB sci-libs/hipFFT sci-libs/hipSPARSE 

Run rocminfo to confirm ROCm is working, your card should be listed as Name: gfx803.

Stable Diffusion Webgui, PyTorch, Torchvision

cd into a directory where you want to store Stable Diffusion Webgui, then run:

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git clone 'https://github.com/AUTOMATIC1111/stable-diffusion-webui.git'
cd stable-diffusion-webui
python -m venv venv
. venv/bin/activate
pip install pyyaml typing_extensions numpy pillow-simd
git clone --depth 1 --branch v1.13.0 'https://github.com/pytorch/pytorch.git'
cd pytorch
git submodule update --init --recursive --depth 1
python tools/amd_build/build_amd.py

Now we need to apply a couple of fixes to successfully build PyTorch:

wget 'https://files.catbox.moe/zc52x3.patch' -O pytorch-gentoo-fixes.patch
git apply pytorch-gentoo-fixes.patch

Finally build and install PyTorch:

USE_CUDA=0 USE_ROCM=1 PYTORCH_ROCM_ARCH=gfx803 HIP_PATH=/usr/lib64 python setup.py build
USE_CUDA=0 USE_ROCM=1 PYTORCH_ROCM_ARCH=gfx803 HIP_PATH=/usr/lib64 python setup.py install

Pay attention to CMake summary, make double sure the following items are there:

USE_CUDA : OFF
USE_ROCM : ON
USE_NUMPY : ON

The above options are required for Stable Diffusion to work.
If you don't get the right output then you will need to make additional changes to CMake files, scroll above summary and look for related warnings and errors.
If ROCm is not detected, the likely culprit is cmake/public/LoadHIP.cmake. When applying changes pass the --cmake option to setup.py build to force CMake rerun.

Next is Torchvision, the process is similar:

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cd ..
git clone --depth 1 --branch v0.14.0 'https://github.com/pytorch/vision.git'
cd vision
wget 'https://files.catbox.moe/3294ev.patch' -O torchvision-gentoo-fixes.patch
git apply torchvision-gentoo-fixes.patch
ROCM_HOME=/usr TORCHVISION_USE_NVJPEG=0 python setup.py build
ROCM_HOME=/usr TORCHVISION_USE_NVJPEG=0 python setup.py install
cd ..

Hopefully the build finishes without any erros.

Above should be enough to make Stable Diffusion work with your Polaris card.
Lastly i would advice to remove lines containing torch and torchvision from requirements.txt and requirements_versions.txt to ensure that setup script won't overwrite our manually compiled libraries.
You can now continue with the main guide to download, setup and test the model.

GPU monitoring

To monitor your GPU (temps, fans, VRAM usage etc.) you can use radeontop or rocm-smi:

emerge -av app-misc/radeontop dev-util/rocm-smi

Troubleshooting

rocminfo doesn't detect my card

ROCm requires PCI 3.0, make sure your card is connected to PCI 3.0 slot and not PCI 2.0.

Edit
Pub: 15 Nov 2022 22:08 UTC
Edit: 04 Dec 2022 22:45 UTC
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