Ubuntu on Cavium, Inc. Cavium ThunderX CRB, ver 2.0 , Dual Socket Server

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

Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS arm64

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-59-generic kernel.

Certification notes

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:

Processor

Cavium, Inc. 2.0

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family

Ethernet

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller virtual function

Wireless

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Traffic Network Switch

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX BGX (Common Ethernet Interface)

Hardware details

BIOS

American Megatrends Inc. 5.11

Chassis

Cavium, Inc. <OUT OF SPEC>

Disk

Aquantia Corp. WDC WD5003ABYZ-011FA0

Efi

American Megatrends Inc. EFI v2.40

Network

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Network Interface Controller virtual function

Processor

Cavium, Inc. 2.0

Raid

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX RAID Coprocessor

System

Cavium, Inc. ThunderX CRB

Aquantia Corp. Unknown

Usb

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX xHCI USB Controller

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

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family

Wireless

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Traffic Network Switch

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX BGX (Common Ethernet Interface)

Other

Aquantia Corp. soc@0:gpio-keys

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX MRML Bridge

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX PCC Bridge

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Reset Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX eMMC/SD Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX TWSI / I2C Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX CCPI (Multi-node connect)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Random Number Generator

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX DFA

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX Zip Coprocessor

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX AHCI SATA Controller CN88XX AHCI SATA Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX LMC (DRAM Controller)

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX SMI / MDIO Controller

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX L2C-TAD

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX L2C-CBC

Cavium, Inc. THUNDERX L2C-MCI

ASPEED Technology, Inc. AST1150 PCI-to-PCI Bridge

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub