Ubuntu on Gigabyte R120-T30 and R120-T33

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The Gigabyte R120-T30 and R120-T33 server with the components described below have been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS arm64

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 18.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-20-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Kernel Parameters

This system was certified with acpi set to "force" at boot time. To set this, pass the following as a kernel parameter at boot time:
'acpi=force'

To get the best performance from the network devices on this system, you will need to set the following parameter:
'iommu.passthrough=1'

Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS arm64

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.13.0-38-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Kernel Parameters

This system was certified with acpi set to "force" at boot time. To set this, pass the following as a kernel parameter at boot time:
'acpi=force'

To get the best performance from the network devices on this system, you will need to set the following parameter:
'iommu.passthrough=1'

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

aarch64 aarch64

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family

Ethernet

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller virtual function

Wireless

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Traffic Network Switch

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX BGX (Common Ethernet Interface)

Hardware details

Disk

INTEL SSDSC2BB240G6

ST1000NX0313

Mouse

Avocent Virtual Hub

Avocent Virtual Keyboard/Mouse

Network

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller virtual function

Processor

aarch64 aarch64

Raid

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX RAID Coprocessor

Usb

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX xHCI USB Controller

SanDisk Ultra Fit

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family

Wireless

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Traffic Network Switch

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX BGX (Common Ethernet Interface)

Other

Power Button

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX MRML Bridge

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX PCC Bridge

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Reset Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX eMMC/SD Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX TWSI / I2C Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Random Number Generator

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX AHCI SATA Controller CN88XX AHCI SATA Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX LMC (DRAM Controller)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX SMI / MDIO Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX L2C-TAD

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX L2C-CBC

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX L2C-MCI

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Random Number Generator virtual function

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX CN88XX 48 core SoC

ASPEED Technology, Inc. AST1150 PCI-to-PCI Bridge

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. 0bda:0401

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL 8153 USB 3.0 hub with gigabit ethernet

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub