Ubuntu on HPE ProLiant XL420 Gen9

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The HPE ProLiant XL420 Gen9 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 Bit

Available from ubuntu.com

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Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-21-generic kernel.

Certification notes

HP Dynamic Smart Array

System is certified with Dynamic Smart Array disabled.

To disable Dynamic Smart Array: * Press F9 to boot into RBSU * Navigate to System Options -> HP Dynamic Smart Array B320i and select disable * Go to System options -> SATA Controller options and select Legacy SATA or AHCI * Reboot the machine and now you will be able to install the OS.

BIOS
HP: U19 (UEFI)

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 Bit

Available from ubuntu.com

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Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.13.0-35-generic kernel.

Certification notes

HP ILO and MAAS

ILO firmware version 2.30 will not work with MAAS. To use this system in a MAAS environment you will need to update to the latest ILO firmware (greater than version 2.30).

If you are using ILO 2.20 or older, you are not affected by this issue. Please refer to HP for more information on updating ILO firmware.

BIOS
HP: U19 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

Intel Corp. I350 Gigabit Network Connection Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361i Adapter (8086:1521)

Processor

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 v3 @ 2.30GHz

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v3 @ 2.60GHz

Not Specified Not Specified

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH iLO4 (102b:0533)

Hardware details

BIOS

HP U19

Chassis

HP Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

HP LOGICAL VOLUME

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. MB4000GCWLV

Efi

HP EFI v2.40

Mouse

HP 03f0:7029 (03f0:7029)

Network

Intel Corp. I350 Gigabit Network Connection Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361i Adapter (8086:1521)

Processor

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 v3 @ 2.30GHz

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v3 @ 2.60GHz

Not Specified Not Specified

Raid

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Smart Array Gen9 Controllers Smart Array (103c:3239)

System

HP ProLiant XL420 Gen9

USB

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Integrated Lights-Out Standard Virtual USB Controller iLO4 (103c:3300)

Intel Corp. Wellsburg USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 (8086:8d26)

Intel Corp. Wellsburg USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (8086:8d2d)

Intel Corp. Wellsburg USB xHCI Host Controller (8086:8d31)

SanDisk Ultra Fit (0781:5583)

SanDisk Ultra Dual (0781:5590)

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH iLO4 (102b:0533)

Other

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Power Button

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Integrated Lights-Out Standard Slave Instrumentation & System Support iLO4 (103c:3306)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Integrated Lights-Out Standard Management Processor Support and Messaging (103c:3307)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DMI2 (8086:2f00)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 0 (8086:2f01)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 1 (8086:2f02)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 1 (8086:2f03)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 2 (8086:2f04)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 2 (8086:2f05)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 2 (8086:2f06)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 2 (8086:2f07)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 3 (8086:2f08)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 3 (8086:2f09)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 3 (8086:2f0a)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCI Express Root Port 3 (8086:2f0b)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCIe Ring Interface (8086:2f1d)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Scratchpad & Semaphore Registers (8086:2f1e)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Scratchpad & Semaphore Registers (8086:2f1f)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DMA Channel 0 (8086:2f20)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DMA Channel 1 (8086:2f21)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DMA Channel 2 (8086:2f22)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DMA Channel 3 (8086:2f23)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DMA Channel 4 (8086:2f24)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DMA Channel 5 (8086:2f25)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DMA Channel 6 (8086:2f26)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DMA Channel 7 (8086:2f27)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Address Map, VTd_Misc, System Management (8086:2f28)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Hot Plug (8086:2f29)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E RAS, Control Status and Global Errors (8086:2f2a)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E I/O Apic (8086:2f2c)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Home Agent 0 (8086:2f30)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E PCIe Ring Interface (8086:2f34)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E R3 QPI Link 0 & 1 Monitoring (8086:2f36)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E R3 QPI Link 0 & 1 Monitoring (8086:2f37)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Home Agent 1 (8086:2f38)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Home Agent 1 (8086:2f60)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 1 Target Address, Thermal & RAS Registers (8086:2f68)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel Target Address Decoder (8086:2f6a)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel Target Address Decoder (8086:2f6b)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO Channel 2/3 Broadcast (8086:2f6e)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO Global Broadcast (8086:2f6f)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Home Agent 0 Debug (8086:2f70)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Target Address, Thermal & RAS Registers (8086:2f71)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Home Agent 1 Debug (8086:2f78)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 1 Target Address, Thermal & RAS Registers (8086:2f79)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Scratchpad & Semaphore Registers (8086:2f7d)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E QPI Link 0 (8086:2f80)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E R3 QPI Link 0 & 1 Monitoring (8086:2f81)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E QPI Link 0 (8086:2f83)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E VCU (8086:2f88)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E VCU (8086:2f8a)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E QPI Link 1 (8086:2f90)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E QPI Link 1 (8086:2f93)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Power Control Unit (8086:2f98)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Power Control Unit (8086:2f99)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Power Control Unit (8086:2f9a)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Power Control Unit (8086:2f9c)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Home Agent 0 (8086:2fa0)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Target Address, Thermal & RAS Registers (8086:2fa8)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder (8086:2faa)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder (8086:2fab)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO Channel 0/1 Broadcast (8086:2fae)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO Global Broadcast (8086:2faf)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0 Thermal Control (8086:2fb0)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 1 Thermal Control (8086:2fb1)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0 ERROR Registers (8086:2fb2)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 1 ERROR Registers (8086:2fb3)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 2 & 3 (8086:2fb8)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 2 & 3 (8086:2fb9)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 2 & 3 (8086:2fba)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 2 & 3 (8086:2fbb)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 0 & 1 (8086:2fbc)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 0 & 1 (8086:2fbd)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 0 & 1 (8086:2fbe)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E DDRIO (VMSE) 0 & 1 (8086:2fbf)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Power Control Unit (8086:2fc0)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0 Thermal Control (8086:2fd0)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 1 Thermal Control (8086:2fd1)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0 ERROR Registers (8086:2fd2)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 1 ERROR Registers (8086:2fd3)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fe0)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fe1)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fe2)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fe3)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fe4)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fe5)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fe6)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fe7)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fe8)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fe9)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fea)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2feb)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fec)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Unicast Registers (8086:2fed)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Buffered Ring Agent (8086:2ff8)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Buffered Ring Agent (8086:2ff9)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Buffered Ring Agent (8086:2ffa)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E Buffered Ring Agent (8086:2ffb)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E System Address Decoder & Broadcast Registers (8086:2ffc)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E System Address Decoder & Broadcast Registers (8086:2ffd)

Intel Corp. Haswell-E System Address Decoder & Broadcast Registers (8086:2ffe)

Intel Corp. Wellsburg 6-Port SATA Controller [AHCI mode] (8086:8d02)

Intel Corp. Wellsburg PCI Express Root Port #1 (8086:8d10)

Intel Corp. Wellsburg PCI Express Root Port #3 (8086:8d14)

Intel Corp. Wellsburg PCI Express Root Port #5 (8086:8d18)

Intel Corp. Wellsburg SMBus Controller (8086:8d22)

Intel Corp. Wellsburg LPC Controller (8086:8d44)

Intel Corp. Wellsburg SPSR (8086:8d7c)

TDKMedia Hub (0424:2660)

Shenzhen Rapoo Technology Co., Ltd. 1.1 root hub (1d6b:0001)

Shenzhen Rapoo Technology Co., Ltd. 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Shenzhen Rapoo Technology Co., Ltd. 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)

Intel Corp. 8 channel internal hub (8087:8002)

Intel Corp. Hub (8087:800a)