AR# 71752

Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Known Issues and General Information

Description

This Answer Record includes the following:

  • General Information
  • Known and Resolved Issues
  • Revision History

Xilinx Forums:

Please seek technical support via the Alveo Data Center Accelerator Cards Board. The Xilinx Forums are a great resource for technical support. 

The entire Xilinx Community is available to help here, and you can ask questions and collaborate with Xilinx experts to get the solutions you need.

Solution

General Information

The Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card is primarily released as an Acceleration Deployment and Development device.

In support of this, the primary environment for Deployment and Development on the card is Xilinx Runtime and the Xilinx Vitis Development environment.

For any Known Issues, Design Assistance, and Revision History specific to the Xilinx Runtime for Alveo Data Center Accelerator Cards, please see (Xilinx Answer 71628).

A secondary utilization of the Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card is via a customer design created in the Vivado Design Suite using the Platform Board Flow in IP Integrator.

The Alveo Accelerator Cards are available for selection in the tool as a Target Board and have the supported IP available in the tool.

Please note that due to the design of the Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card, there are certain settings and operations that require additional steps for successful usage.

(Xilinx Answer 71754) - Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Custom Flow provides details on these, and should be reviewed carefully.

Supported Devices

  • Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card U200
  • Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card U250
  • Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card U280
  • Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card U50

General Design and Debug Assistance Articles

Table 1: General Articles

Answer Record
Title
(Xilinx Answer 71757)Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Reverting card to factory image
(Xilinx Answer 71446) Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Link Up Issue with Dell 5810/20, 7810/20, 7910/20 Systems
(Xilinx Answer 72298)Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - !CAUTION! Do not use EPS12V / ATX12V power source in place of PCI Express Auxiliary Power connector


Known Issues

Answer Record
Title
(Xilinx Answer 72531)Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - U200 / U250 XDMA Acceleration Platform Known Issues
(Xilinx Answer 72541)Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - U280 XDMA Acceleration Platform Known Issues
(Xilinx Answer 73442)Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - U50 XDMA Acceleration Platform Known Issues
(Xilinx Answer 71975)Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - U280-ES1 Known Issues
(Xilinx Answer 72766)

Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - U50DD ES3 Known Issues

 

Highlighted Known Issues

This section highlights installation or basic tool / functionality Answer Records that can be found in the Xilinx Runtime or Platform interactions.

Please review all associated known issues for both XRT and the appropriate Acceleration Platform, but Answer Records highlighted here should be considered to be of high importance.

 

Answer RecordTitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 73440)Alveo Data Center Accelerator Cards with XRT - "1 card found, 0 usable" xrt_201920_2.3.1301
(Xilinx Answer 73055)Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Ubuntu 18.04 - XRT installation fails or xbutil validate fails xrt_201920_2.3.1301_18_04
 

 

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AR# 71752
Date 03/06/2020
Status Active
Type Release Notes
Boards & Kits