I recently built a Ryzen 2700X + Aorus Gaming 5 system running Ubuntu 18.10 + Steam. It runs fine. It’s held back a little by an old GTX 1050ti card but it otherwise runs really well.
But now I want to build my system which is centered around a X399 Taichi + TR4 2920X system running Ubuntu (likely 19.x).
I’ve been reading that Steam Play can be fiddly on cpu’s with more than 8 cores and crash on the splash screen. I believe this issue affects certain games but not all.
Anyhow, I’m having a hard time finding any details about these problems specifically affecting Ubuntu (or linux in general). In fact I can’t find any, everything I’ve been reading about Steam crashing on Threadripper has been related to Windows 10 + TR + Steam.
Is anyone out there running Ubuntu with Steam Play + TR? What are the challenges and workarounds you’ve had to deal with? This post makes it seem like it could be a pita.
Any info is helpful, thanks.