Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkSystem SR670 (Xeon SP Gen 2)

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The Lenovo ThinkSystem SR670 (Xeon SP Gen 2) rack mount chassis with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-48-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.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 18.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-48-generic kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 5218 CPU @ 2.30GHz

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200e [Pilot] ServerEngines (SEP1)

Ethernet

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T2

Hardware details

Disk

LITEON CV3-8D128 00LF428 0L20505LEN

Lenovo RAID 530-8i

Mouse

Raritan Computer, Inc. 14dd:1005

Network

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T2

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 5218 CPU @ 2.30GHz

Raid

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID Tri-Mode SAS3408 ThinkSystem RAID 530-8i PCIe 12Gb Adapter

Usb

Intel Lewisburg USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

A-DATA Technology Co., Ltd. Superior S102 Pro

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. flash drive (4GB, EMTEC)

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200e [Pilot] ServerEngines (SEP1)

Other

Power Button

Emulex Corporation x1 PCIe Gen2 Bridge[Pilot4]

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88SE9230 PCIe SATA 6Gb/s Controller ThinkSystem M.2 with Mirroring Enablement Kit

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 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 #7

Intel Lewisburg PMC

Intel Lewisburg SMBus

Intel Lewisburg SPI Controller

Intel Lewisburg Thermal Subsystem

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #1

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #2

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #3

Intel Lewisburg LPC Controller

IBM 04b3:4010

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Aquantia Corp. 2a4b:0400