Ubuntu on Cavium, Inc. Cavium ThunderX CRB, ver 2.0 , Single socket Server

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The Cavium, Inc. Cavium ThunderX CRB, ver 2.0 , Single socket Server server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS arm64

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Testing details

This system was tested with 18.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-20-generic kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS arm64

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Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-34-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Network Device Speeds

The Network Devices on this system may not function at full speed without driver or network configuration changes to improve throughput.

Manual enlistment in MAAS necessary

This system does not support automated enlistment in MAAS environments. This is because this system does not have in-band communication capabilities to the systems management controller. Therefore you will need to manually enlist this system in MAAS.

After that, commissioning and deployment should proceed in an automated fashion as expected.

BIOS
American Megatrends Inc.: 5.11 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller (177d:a01e)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller virtual function (177d:a034)

Processor

www.cavium.com 2.0

aarch64 aarch64

Video

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

Wireless

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Traffic Network Switch (177d:a01f)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX BGX (Common Ethernet Interface) (177d:a026)

Hardware details

BIOS

American Megatrends Inc. 5.11

Chassis

Cavium, Inc. <OUT OF SPEC>

Disk

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. WDC WD5003ABYZ-011FA0

Union Memory (Shenzhen) WDC WD5003ABYZ-011FA0

Efi

American Megatrends Inc. /var/log/kern.log.1:EFI v2.40

American Megatrends Inc. /var/log/kern.log:EFI v2.40

Network

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller (177d:a01e)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller virtual function (177d:a034)

Processor

www.cavium.com 2.0

aarch64 aarch64

Raid

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX RAID Coprocessor (177d:a01d)

System

Cavium, Inc. ThunderX CRB

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Unknown

USB

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX xHCI USB Controller (177d:a01b)

SanDisk Ultra Fit (0781:5583)

A-DATA Technology Co., Ltd. Superior S102 Pro (125f:312b)

Video

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

Wireless

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Traffic Network Switch (177d:a01f)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX BGX (Common Ethernet Interface) (177d:a026)

Other

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. soc@0:gpio-keys

Union Memory (Shenzhen) soc@0:gpio-keys

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX MRML Bridge (177d:a001)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX PCC Bridge (177d:a002)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Reset Controller (177d:a00e)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX eMMC/SD Controller (177d:a010)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX TWSI / I2C Controller (177d:a012)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Random Number Generator (177d:a018)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX DFA (177d:a019)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Zip Coprocessor (177d:a01a)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX AHCI SATA Controller CN88XX AHCI SATA Controller (177d:a01c)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX LMC (DRAM Controller) (177d:a022)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX SMI / MDIO Controller (177d:a02b)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX L2C-TAD (177d:a02e)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX L2C-CBC (177d:a02f)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX L2C-MCI (177d:a030)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Random Number Generator virtual function (177d:a033)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX CN88XX 48 core SoC (177d:a100)

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

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. 0bda:0401 (0bda:0401)

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL 8153 USB 3.0 hub with gigabit ethernet (0bda:5401)

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)