Ubuntu on Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. 9008 V5

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The Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. 9008 V5 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-124-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 8156 CPU @ 3.60GHz

Video

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Hi1710 [iBMC Intelligent Management system chip w/VGA support] Note: huawei claims to use an SM750 VGA controller integrated in this chip.

Ethernet

Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 10GbE SFP+

Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 1GbE

Hardware details

Disk

LSI LSI

Mouse

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. 12d1:0003

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 10GbE SFP+

Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 1GbE

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8156 CPU @ 3.60GHz

Raid

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

Usb

Intel Lewisburg USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

196d:0201

Video

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Hi1710 [iBMC Intelligent Management system chip w/VGA support] Note: huawei claims to use an SM750 VGA controller integrated in this chip.

Other

Power Button

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 1B

Intel Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1C

Intel Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1D

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 #5

Intel Lewisburg PCI Express Root Port #6

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]

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub