Ubuntu on Dell EMC PowerEdge R740

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The Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 18.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-47-generic kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-47-generic kernel.

Certification notes

16.04 LTS Cascade Lake Support Statement

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS support extends only to 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (CPUs) from the Cascade Lake family of Products from Intel. This support requires the use of Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS using the 4.15 HWE kernel ONLY, the GA (4.4) kernel does not include support for Cascade Lake hardware.

No other Cascade Lake features or hardware are supported (including Optane NVDIMM devices) in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

For full support of this hardware, including all features and devices, please consider Ubuntu 18.04 LTS using the GA 4.15 kernel or later.

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8280 CPU @ 2.70GHz

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. Integrated Matrox G200eW3 Graphics Controller

Ethernet

Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5720 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe

Hardware details

Disk

Dell PERC H330 Mini

Mouse

Avocent 0624:0013

Network

Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5720 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8280 CPU @ 2.70GHz

Raid

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS-3 3008 [Fury] PERC H330 Mini

Usb

Intel Lewisburg USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. 13fe:5500

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. Integrated Matrox G200eW3 Graphics Controller

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 MM/Vt-d Configuration Registers

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 #5

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]

Standard Microsystems Corp. 2.0 Hub

Standard Microsystems Corp. 0424:2742

Standard Microsystems Corp. 0424:5742

Tascam 1604:10c0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub