Ubuntu on Open Compute Project Windmill Reference Platform


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The Open Compute Project Windmill Reference Platform server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the default kernel.

Certification notes

OCP Reference Specification

This Certification is for the Open Compute Reference Specification and ONLY validates that Ubuntu will function on this particular OCP Spec.

This should not be considered an official Certification for any particular solution provider's version of the OCP Spec and is provided only for reference and as a validation statement as part of our commitment to the Open Compute Project.

MAAS and Remote Management Not Supported!

This system does not have a BMC (Baseboard Management Controller) and no remote management capabilities. Because of this, use of this system in a MAAS environment is not supported. You may be able to purchase an add-in IPMI capable BMC device for this system from your supplier. Please note, howerver, that optional add-on BMCs have not been tested with MAAS and still may not function in a MAAS environment.