Intel Acceleration Stack Quick Start Guide: Intel FPGA Programmable Acceleration Card D5005

ID 683394
Date 7/09/2021
Document Table of Contents

2.4.1. Installing Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* version 7.6

  1. Enable the following options in the BIOS:
    • SR-IOV
    • Virtualization Technology
  2. Select the following options and packages during initial installation:
    • Base Environment: Server with GUI
    • Add ons:
      • Development Tools
      • Compatibility Libraries
      • Virtualization Tools
      • Virtualization Hypervisor
  3. Purchase a RHEL subscription from the Red Hat* store. This step is required to fetch and install packages from the RHEL repository.
  4. Execute the registration steps on your server to register with RHEL.
  5. To attach the license:
    subscription-manager attach --auto
  6. Additionally, enable the following repository:
    subscription-manager repos --enable rhel-7-server-rpms \
    At this point the installed kernel is 3.10. You can install the additional packages listed in the step 2 above after the initial installation of RHEL 7.6 by running:
    $ sudo yum groupinstall <package_name>

    The Python3 package is required to install one of the OPAE rpm.

    $ sudo yum install -y python36 python36-pip