Intel Acceleration Stack Quick Start Guide for Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA

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10. Document Revision History for Intel® Acceleration Stack Quick Start Guide for Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA

Document Version Intel® Quartus® Prime Version Changes
2020.12.04 1.2.1 (supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 19.2) Corrected the package installation step in the Ubuntu: Installing the OPAE Framework from Prebuilt Binaries (deb) section
2020.10.09 1.2.1 (supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 19.2)
  • Updated the sudo apt-get command that must be ran before installing and building the OPAE software in the Ubuntu: Installing the OPAE Framework from Prebuilt Binaries (deb).
  • Corrected the typo in rsu-09c4.json in the Updating FPGA Flash and BMC Firmware section.
2020.06.24 1.2.1 (supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 19.2) Added a note about what to do if you receive an error message when trying to update the kernel source using a sudo yum install command.
2020.03.06 1.2.1 (supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 19.2)
  • Updated tool versions
  • Updated download size for "Acceleration Stack for Development"
  • Updated the Intel® PAC with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA 1.2.1 Directory Structure figure in section Understanding the Extracted Intel® PAC with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA Release Package
  • Removed CentOS as a system requirement
  • Removed section Installing Required OS Packages and Components While Installing CentOS 7.4
  • Updated steps and output for sections:
    • RHEL 7.6 : Installing the OPAE Framework from Prebuilt Binaries (RPM)
    • Ubuntu: Installing the OPAE Framework from Prebuilt Binaries (deb)
    • Identifying the Flash Image and BMC Firmware
    • Running FPGA Diagnostics
    • Running the OPAE in a Non-Virtualized Environment
  • Updated the output for section Why do I see a "No Suitable slots found" message when running fpgaconf on my AFU image?
  • Updated Installing the Intel® PAC with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA Card In the Host Machine
    • Added "Precautions for Hardware Installation"
    • Updated steps
  • Added new section Installing the PACSign
  • Added 1.2 version of the Intel® Acceleration Stack Quick Start Guide for Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA to section Intel® Acceleration Stack Quick Start Guide for Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA Archives.
  • Added security and authentication features:
    • Trusted Configuration Manager (TCM) and Bitstream Authentication IP (BIP) for secure updates
    • OPAE security tools:
      • FPGA one-time secure update (fpgaotsu)
      • FPGA secure update (fpgasupdate)
      • Super-RSU (super-rsu)
      • PACSign
2019.08.05 1.2 (supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 17.1.1) Corrected a document title in appendix Documentation Available for the Intel® Acceleration Stack for Intel® Xeon® CPU with FPGAs 1.2 Release:

From HSSI User Guide for Intel Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel Arria 10 GX FPGA to Networking Interface for Open Programmable Acceleration Engine: Intel Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel Arria 10 GX FPGA.

2019.05.30 1.2 (supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 17.1.1)
  • Updated steps under section:
    • Configuring the VF Port on the Host
    • Updating FPGA Flash and BMC Firmware
    • Troubleshooting OPAE Installation on CentOS
2019.03.08 1.2 (supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 17.1.1) Added a note regarding use of pacd at the top of section Handling Graceful Thermal Shutdown.
2019.02.23 1.2 (supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 17.1.1) Added a note regarding upgrading to the Intel® Acceleration Stack version 1.2 in the Correspondence Between Acceleration Stack, FIM, and OPAE Versions table in section Identify the Flash Image and BMC Firmware.
2019.02.06 1.2 (supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 17.1.1)
  • Added a note about the init_env.sh script in the Installing the Intel® Acceleration Stack Runtime Package on the Host Machine and Intel® Acceleration Stack Development Package on the Host Machine.
  • Moved section Updating the Flash Image and BMC Firmware to an appendix.
  • Added a important note about BMC firmware version permissions after upgrading to version 26889.
  • Added section Troubleshooting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
2018.12.04 1.2 (supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 17.1.1)
  • Added the following sections:
    • Intel® Acceleration Stack Quick Start Guide for Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA Archives that contains the archived versions of this document.
    • Ubuntu: Installing the OPAE Framework from Prebuilt Binaries (deb)
    • Handling Graceful Thermal Shutdown
  • Removed section Updating the Board Management Controller (BMC) Configuration and Firmware.
2018.08.27 1.1 supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 17.1.1) Added the following sections:
  • FPGA Device Access Permission
  • Memlock Unit
  • Hugepage Settings
2018.08.14 1.1 supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 17.1.1) Made the following changes:
  • Changed a10_gx_pac_ias_1_1_pv_eth.pv to a10_gx_pac_ias_1_1_pv_eth.patch in Installing the Intel Acceleration Stack Runtime package on the Host Machine and Installing the Intel Acceleration Stack Development Package on the Host Machine
  • Corrected the OPAE Software Development Kit (SDK) version 1.1 .tar file names and Download sizes in Installing the Intel Acceleration Stack
2018.08.06 1.1 supported with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 17.1.1) Initial release.