Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkStation P500

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The Lenovo ThinkStation P500 workstation (desktop) with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified pre-install for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.13.0-39-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Hibernate

Hibernate is disabled on this system

Slow Resume from Suspend

This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.

BIOS
Lenovo: A4KT59AUS (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1680 v3 @ 3.20GHz

Video

nVidia GM107GL [Quadro K620]

Ethernet

Intel Ethernet Connection (2) I218-LM

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Wellsburg HD Audio Controller

nVidia Unknown

Intel Wellsburg HD Audio Controller

BIOS

Lenovo A4KT59AUS

Board

Lenovo Not Defined

Cardreader

Generic USB2.0-CRW

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Aquantia Corp. PLDS DVD-RW DH16AESH

Chassis

Aquantia Corp. Tower

Disk

Aquantia Corp. ST500DM002-1BD142

Ide

Intel Wellsburg IDE-r Controller

Mouse

PixArt Imaging Inc. Optical Mouse

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection (2) I218-LM

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1680 v3 @ 3.20GHz

System

Lenovo 30a6r3z

Usb

Intel Wellsburg USB Enhanced Host Controller #1

Intel Wellsburg USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Intel Wellsburg USB xHCI Host Controller

Video

nVidia GM107GL [Quadro K620]

Other

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Front Mic

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Line

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Line Out

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic

Aquantia Corp. HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Aquantia Corp. HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Aquantia Corp. HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Aquantia Corp. HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=9

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Integrated Technology Express, Inc. IT8893E PCIe to PCI Bridge

Intel Haswell-E DMI2

Intel Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 2

Intel Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 3

Intel Haswell-E PCIe Ring Interface

Intel Haswell-E Scratchpad & Semaphore Registers

Intel Haswell-E Scratchpad & Semaphore Registers

Intel Haswell-E Address Map, VTd_Misc, System Management

Intel Haswell-E Hot Plug

Intel Haswell-E RAS, Control Status and Global Errors

Intel Haswell-E I/O Apic

Intel Haswell-E Home Agent 0

Intel Haswell-E PCIe Ring Interface

Intel Haswell-E R3 QPI Link 0 & 1 Monitoring

Intel Haswell-E R3 QPI Link 0 & 1 Monitoring

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 1 Target Address, Thermal & RAS Registers

Intel Haswell-E DDRIO Channel 2/3 Broadcast

Intel Haswell-E DDRIO Global Broadcast

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Target Address, Thermal & RAS Registers

Intel Haswell-E Scratchpad & Semaphore Registers

Intel Haswell-E R3 QPI Link 0 & 1 Monitoring

Intel Haswell-E VCU

Intel Haswell-E VCU

Intel Haswell-E Power Control Unit

Intel Haswell-E Power Control Unit

Intel Haswell-E Power Control Unit

Intel Haswell-E Power Control Unit

Intel Haswell-E Home Agent 0

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Target Address, Thermal & RAS Registers

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder

Intel Haswell-E DDRIO Channel 0/1 Broadcast

Intel Haswell-E DDRIO Global Broadcast

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0 Thermal Control

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 1 Thermal Control

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0 ERROR Registers

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 1 ERROR Registers

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 2 Thermal Control

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 3 Thermal Control

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 2 ERROR Registers

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 3 ERROR Registers

Intel Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 2 & 3

Intel Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 2 & 3

Intel Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 2 & 3

Intel Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 2 & 3

Intel Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 0 & 1

Intel Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 0 & 1

Intel Haswell-E Power Control Unit

Intel Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0 Thermal Control

Intel Haswell-E Unicast Registers

Intel Haswell-E Unicast Registers

Intel Haswell-E Unicast Registers

Intel Haswell-E Unicast Registers

Intel Haswell-E Unicast Registers

Intel Haswell-E Unicast Registers

Intel Haswell-E Unicast Registers

Intel Haswell-E Unicast Registers

Intel Haswell-E Buffered Ring Agent

Intel Haswell-E Buffered Ring Agent

Intel Haswell-E System Address Decoder & Broadcast Registers

Intel Haswell-E System Address Decoder & Broadcast Registers

Intel Haswell-E System Address Decoder & Broadcast Registers

Intel Wellsburg 6-Port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Intel Wellsburg PCI Express Root Port #1

Intel Wellsburg PCI Express Root Port #2

Intel Wellsburg SMBus Controller

Intel Wellsburg Thermal Subsystem

Intel Wellsburg MEI Controller #1

Intel Wellsburg KT Controller

Intel Wellsburg LPC Controller

Intel Wellsburg sSATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Intel Wellsburg SPSR

Intel Wellsburg KT Controller

Monterey International Corp. 0566:3032

Aquantia Corp. 17aa:1034

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel 8087:8002

Intel 8087:800a