Ubuntu on Supermicro SSP-6018U-TNR4T-IB001

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The Supermicro SSP-6018U-TNR4T-IB001 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ppc64el

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Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-36-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Qemu update required

In order to use Ubuntu KVM in PowerNV mode, you will need to be sure you're running QEMU version 1:2.2+dfsg-5expubuntu9.3~cloud0 or later. This version can be found in the Ubuntu Cloud Archive for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. To use this version of QEMU, use the following commands on your S822L system

$ sudo add-apt-repository cloud-archive:kilo $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install qemu-system-ppc

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ppc64el

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Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-36-generic kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

Intel Ethernet Controller X710/X557-AT 10GBASE-T (8086:1589)

Processor

PowerNV POWER8 (raw), altivec supported

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family (1a03:2000)

Hardware details

Disk

SK hynix Hitachi HUS724040ALE640

Mouse

Aten International Co. Ltd. 0557:2419 (0557:2419)

Chesen Electronics Corp. Keyboard (0a81:0103)

Network

Intel Ethernet Controller X710/X557-AT 10GBASE-T (8086:1589)

Processor

PowerNV POWER8 (raw), altivec supported

USB

Texas Instruments TUSB73x0 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 xHCI Host Controller (104c:8241)

A-DATA Technology Co., Ltd. 125f:dc1a (125f:dc1a)

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family (1a03:2000)

Other

ASPEED Technology, Inc. AST1150 PCI-to-PCI Bridge (1a03:1150)

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88SE9230 PCIe SATA 6Gb/s Controller (1b4b:9230)

Texas Instruments TUSB8041 4-Port Hub (0451:8140)

Texas Instruments TUSB8041 4-Port Hub (0451:8142)

Aten International Co. Ltd. Hub (0557:7000)

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)