This is a quick guide to enable the iGPU on a dedicated server in Debian/Ubuntu so that you can use Plex quicksync or other tasks. I did this on KS-7 and ReliableSite. It look me a while to figure it out. So, I wanted to save others the trouble.
Note that this will mess up VNC through IPMI. Though, that’s irrelevant on Kimsufi anyway.
Check to see if you need this by running
ls /dev/dri. If the directory doesn’t exist; proceed.
sudo nano /etc/default/grub
There should be a line that says something like
- Remove the “nomodeset” part so that it just says
Do whatever the comments on the file say to update grub (probably
Now, you should have some devices under
/dev/dri. After this, I was able to use hardware transcoding in Plex.