Ubuntu on HPE ProLiant XL170r Gen9

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The HPE ProLiant XL170r 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

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-64-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.

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: U14 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v4 @ 2.10GHz

Not Specified Not Specified

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH iLO4

Ethernet

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361i Adapter

Hardware details

BIOS

HP U14

Board

HP ProLiant XL170r Gen9

Chassis

HP Multi-system

Disk

Aquantia Corp. MB4000GCWLV

Efi

HP EFI v2.40

Keyboard

Hewlett-Packard KU-0316 Keyboard

Network

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361i Adapter

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v4 @ 2.10GHz

Not Specified Not Specified

Usb

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Integrated Lights-Out Standard Virtual USB Controller iLO4

Intel Wellsburg USB Enhanced Host Controller #1

Intel Wellsburg USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Intel Wellsburg USB xHCI Host Controller

SanDisk Ultra Fit

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH iLO4

Other

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Integrated Lights-Out Standard Slave Instrumentation & System Support iLO4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Integrated Lights-Out Standard Management Processor Support and Messaging

Intel Broadwell DMI2

Intel Broadwell PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel Broadwell PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel Broadwell PCI Express Root Port 2

Intel Broadwell PCI Express Root Port 2

Intel Broadwell PCI Express Root Port 2

Intel Broadwell PCI Express Root Port 2

Intel Broadwell PCI Express Root Port 3

Intel Broadwell PCI Express Root Port 3

Intel Broadwell PCI Express Root Port 3

Intel Broadwell PCI Express Root Port 3

Intel Broadwell R2PCIe Agent

Intel Broadwell Ubox

Intel Broadwell Ubox

Intel Broadwell-DE Crystal Beach DMA Channel 0

Intel Broadwell-DE Crystal Beach DMA Channel 1

Intel Broadwell-DE Crystal Beach DMA Channel 2

Intel Broadwell-DE Crystal Beach DMA Channel 3

Intel Broadwell-DE Crystal Beach DMA Channel 4

Intel Broadwell-DE Crystal Beach DMA Channel 5

Intel Broadwell-DE Crystal Beach DMA Channel 6

Intel Broadwell-DE Crystal Beach DMA Channel 7

Intel Broadwell Adress Map/VTd_Misc/System Management

Intel Broadwell IIO Hot Plug

Intel Broadwell IIO RAS/Control Status/Global Errors

Intel Broadwell I/O APIC

Intel Broadwell Home Agent 0

Intel Broadwell R2PCIe Agent

Intel Broadwell R3 QPI Link 0/1

Intel Broadwell R3 QPI Link 0/1

Intel Broadwell Target Address/Thermal/RAS

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Channel 2/3 Broadcast

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Global Broadcast

Intel Broadwell Home Agent 0 Debug

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Target Address/Thermal/RAS

Intel Broadwell R3 QPI Link Debug

Intel Broadwell Ubox

Intel Broadwell R3 QPI Link 0/1

Intel Broadwell Power Control Unit

Intel Broadwell Power Control Unit

Intel Broadwell Power Control Unit

Intel Broadwell Power Control Unit

Intel Broadwell Power Control Unit

Intel Broadwell Power Control Unit

Intel Broadwell Home Agent 0

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Target Address/Thermal/RAS

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel Target Address Decoder

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel Target Address Decoder

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel Target Address Decoder

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel Target Address Decoder

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Channel 0/1 Broadcast

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Global Broadcast

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel 0 Thermal Control

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel 1 Thermal Control

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel 0 Error

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel 1 Error

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel 2 Thermal Control

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel 3 Thermal Control

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel 2 Error

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 0 - Channel 3 Error

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Channel 2/3 Interface

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Channel 2/3 Interface

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Channel 2/3 Interface

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Channel 2/3 Interface

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Channel 0/1 Interface

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Channel 0/1 Interface

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Channel 0/1 Interface

Intel Broadwell DDRIO Channel 0/1 Interface

Intel Broadwell Power Control Unit

Intel Broadwell Memory Controller 1 - Channel 0 Thermal Control

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Broadwell Caching Agent

Intel Wellsburg 6-Port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Intel Wellsburg PCI Express Root Port #1

Intel Wellsburg PCI Express Root Port #3

Intel Wellsburg SMBus Controller

Intel Wellsburg LPC Controller

Intel Wellsburg SPSR

Standard Microsystems Corp. Hub

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel 8087:8002

Intel 8087:800a