Ubuntu on Inspur Electronic Information Industry Co., Ltd. NF8480M5

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The Inspur Electronic Information Industry Co., Ltd. NF8480M5 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-121-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Purley Platform Support - 14.04 LTS

Purley CPUs and Platforms are only supported in the 14.04.5 point release of the 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr Ubuntu release). Additionally, this CPU and platform is only partially supported by the the 4.4 kernel stream for Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS. This platform is not supported by the 14.04 LTS 3.3 kernel family at all. If you are running workloads that require all the features of the Purley CPU instruction set, you will need to update to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with kernel version 4.10 or later, which is provided by the 'linux-generic-hwe-16.04' package or the 'xenial (hwe-16.04)' kernel option in MAAS.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-122-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Purley Platform Support - 16.04 LTS

Purley CPUs and Platforms are not fully supported the 4.4 kernel stream for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. If you are running workloads that require all the features of the Purley CPU instruction set, you will need to update to kernel version 4.10 or later, which is provided by the 'linux-generic-hwe-16.04' package or the 'xenial (hwe-16.04)' kernel option in MAAS.

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8176 CPU @ 2.10GHz

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family

Ethernet

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Hardware details

Disk

AVAGO MR9361-8i

Network

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8176 CPU @ 2.10GHz

Raid

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS-3 3108 [Invader] MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i

Usb

Intel Lewisburg USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

Silicon Motion, Inc. - Taiwan (formerly Feiya Technology Corp.) Flash Drive

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family

Other

Power Button

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

Intel Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E M2PCI Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E DMI3 Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CBDMA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E MM/Vt-d Configuration Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1A

Intel Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1C

Intel Sky Lake-E RAS Configuration Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Lewisburg SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Intel Lewisburg PCI Express Root Port #1

Intel Lewisburg PCI Express Root Port #3

Intel Lewisburg PMC

Intel Lewisburg SMBus

Intel Lewisburg SPI Controller

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #1

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #2

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #3

Intel Lewisburg LPC Controller

Intel Lewisburg SSATA Controller [AHCI mode]

SiGma Micro 1c4f:0016

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub