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T1 Telco Accelerator Card Installation Guide (UG1518)

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The minimum system requirements for running a T1 Telco accelerator card are shown below:

Table 1. Minimum System Requirements
Component Requirement

PCI Express 3.0 compatible with one dual-width x16 slot.

System power supply 75W through a PCI Express slot connection
Operating system Linux, 64-bit:

CentOS 7 and 8

Ubuntu 16, 18, and 20

System memory and CPU cores

For deployment installations, a minimum of 16 GB plus application memory requirements is required. For development installations, a minimum of 64 GB of device memory is required, but 80 GB is recommended.

A minimum of 16 logical cores is required.

Internet connection Required for downloading drivers and utilities.
Hard disk space Satisfy the minimum system requirements for your operating system.
Auxiliary power supply No auxiliary power supply is required because the T1 card cannot boot standalone.
Vitis™ application acceleration development flow The Vitis™ application acceleration development flow is not currently supported.

The T1 Telco accelerator card is intended for deployment on most servers. Currently, thermal testing has been conducted on a Dell R640, and functional testing on a number of additional servers including Dell R730 and R740.