Installation Requirements - 2023.2 English

PetaLinux Tools Documentation: Reference Guide (UG1144)

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2023.2 English

The PetaLinux tools installation requirements are:

  • Minimum workstation requirements:
    • 8 GB RAM (recommended minimum for AMD tools)
    • 2 GHz CPU clock or equivalent (minimum of eight cores)
    • 100 GB free HDD space
    • Supported OS:
      • Completely removed RHEL and CENTOS to align with upstream Yocto.
      • Ubuntu Desktop/Server 18.04.1 LTS, 18.04.2 LTS, 18.04.3 LTS, 18.04.4 LTS, 18.04.5 LTS, 18.04.06 LTS, 20.04.2 LTS, 20.04.3 LTS, 20.04.4 LTS, 20.04.5 LTS(64-bit),20.04.6 LTS, 22.04 LTS, 22.04.1 LTS and 22.04.2 LTS
      • OpenSuse Leap 15.3 and 15.4
      • AlmaLinux 8.7 and 9.1
  • You need access to install the required packages mentioned in the release notes. The PetaLinux tools need to be installed as non-root users.
  • PetaLinux requires standard development tools and libraries installed on your Linux host workstation. Install the libraries and tools listed in the release notes on the host Linux.
  • PetaLinux tools require your host system ​/bin/sh​ to be 'bash.' If you use Ubuntu distribution and your /bin/sh is 'dash,' consult your system administrator to change your default system shell /bin/sh with the sudo dpkg-reconfigure dash command.
Note: For package versions, refer to the PetaLinux 2023.2 Release Notes and Master Answer Record: 000035006.
Consult your system administrator if unsure about the correct host system package management procedures.
Important: PetaLinux 2023.2 works only with hardware designs exported from AMD Vivado™ Design Suite 2023.2.