Ubuntu on HPE ProLiant XL170r Gen9
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The HPE ProLiant XL170r Gen9 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit
Available from ubuntu.com
This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-64-generic kernel.
- HP Dynamic Smart Array
System is certified with Dynamic Smart Array disabled.
To disable Dynamic Smart Array:
* Press F9 to boot into RBSU
* Navigate to System Options -> HP Dynamic Smart Array B320i and select disable
* Go to System options -> SATA Controller options and select Legacy SATA or AHCI
* Reboot the machine and now you will be able to install the OS.
- HP ILO and MAAS
ILO firmware version 2.30 will not work with MAAS. To use this system in a MAAS environment you will need to update to the latest ILO firmware (greater than version 2.30).
If you are using ILO 2.20 or older, you are not affected by this issue. Please refer to HP for more information on updating ILO firmware.
- HP: U14 (UEFI)
This system was tested with these key components: