Intel® oneAPI DL Framework Developer Toolkit System Requirements

Published: 12/04/2020  

Last Updated: 06/17/2021

By Hung-Ju Tsai

Overview

This article lists the system requirements for Intel® oneAPI DL Framework Developer Toolkit .

Release notes can be found in a dedicated article.

The toolkit includes the following components:

Version History

Date Version
Sep 2021 2021.4
Jun 2021 2021.3
Mar 2021 2021.2
Dec 2020 2021.1

System Requirements

Hardware Requirements

  • CPU Processor:
    • Intel Atom® Processors
    • Intel® Core™ Processor family
    • Intel® Xeon® Processor family
    • Intel® Xeon® Scalable Performance processors
  • Accelerators:

    Note: requires DPC++ support. please refer to Developer Tools Requirements section

    • Intel® integrated GEN9 or greater
      About GEN9 graphics, the following are included. Also refer to wikipedia GEN9 for details.
      • HD Graphics 5xx
      • Iris [Pro] Graphics 5xx
      • HD Graphics 6xx
      • UHD Graphics 6xx
      • Xeon versions with P5xx / P6xx

Software Requirements

Linux OS requirements

  • Ubuntu* 18.04

Developer Tools Requirements

DPC++ development

  • Please follow installation guide for intel oneAPI base toolkit for DPC++ development.
  • For GPU development, the following GPU drivers are required from https://github.com/intel/compute-runtime/releases with the installation instructions:
    • For public beta release: driver version 19.37.14191 or above
    • Adding to the Pre-systemd group "video": Use the command below to add your account to "video" group.
      $ usermod -a -G video $LOGIN_NAME
      
  • Make sure two files (intel-cpu.icd and intel-neo.icd) with root permission under folder "/etc/OpenCL/vendors" exists after the installation (should be created by default for root installation)
    • Otherwise, create these files:
      • $ echo 'libigdrcl.so' > intel-neo.icd
      • $ echo 'libintelocl.so' > intel-cpu.icd
  • Tool clinfo: an ultility that prints out the information about the available devices on your system. To install:
    $ sudo apt-get install clinfo on Ubuntu
  • Verify existing kernel version: using following command to check if the kernel driver is "i915" or newer.
    $ modinfo i915 | grep "i915.ko"
    filename: /lib/modules/3.19.2/kernel/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915.ko

 

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