Ubuntu on Dell EMC PowerEdge R940

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The Dell EMC PowerEdge R940 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64 Bit

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Testing details

This system was tested with 20.04 LTS, running the 5.4.0-48-generic kernel.

BIOS
Dell Inc.: 2.8.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64 Bit

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Testing details

This system was tested with 18.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-22-generic kernel.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 Bit

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Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.10.0-33-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Option Support Statement

The following optional adapters for this server are not currently supported by 16.04 LTS via either the 4.4 or 4.10 kernels: Dell EMC PERC10 RAID Controllers – H740p, H840 Qlogic NIC’s – QL41264, QL41164, QL41262

Support for these optional adapters will be available in the 16.04.4 HWE kernel.

Dell iDRAC and MAAS

This system may not work out of the box in a MAAS environment because IPMI over LAN is disabled by default on Dell iDRAC controllers. Therefore, before you can fully use this system in a MAAS environment, you will need to ensure IPMI over LAN is enabled in the iDRAC settings on your hardware.

We are working with Dell to resolve this and expect it will be fixed in a future release or update to MAAS

BIOS
Dell: 1.0.7 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

Broadcom Corp. NetXtreme BCM5720 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (14e4:165f)

Broadcom Corp. NetXtreme II BCM57800 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet BCM57800 10-Gigabit Ethernet (14e4:168a)

Broadcom Corp. NetXtreme II BCM57800 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet BCM57800 1-Gigabit Ethernet (14e4:168a)

Processor

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8180 CPU @ 2.50GHz

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. Integrated Matrox G200eW3 Graphics Controller (102b:0536)

Hardware details

BIOS

Dell 1.0.7

Dell 2.8.2

Board

Dell 0JD73Y

Chassis

Dell Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

Union Memory (Shenzhen) dm-0

Dell PERC H730P Adp

Dell PERC H740P Adp

Efi

Dell EFI v2.50

Mouse

Avocent SC Secure KVM (0624:0013)

Chesen Electronics Corp. PS/2 Keyboard+Mouse Adapter (0a81:0205)

Network

Broadcom Corp. NetXtreme BCM5720 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (14e4:165f)

Broadcom Corp. NetXtreme II BCM57800 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet BCM57800 10-Gigabit Ethernet (14e4:168a)

Broadcom Corp. NetXtreme II BCM57800 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet BCM57800 1-Gigabit Ethernet (14e4:168a)

Processor

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8180 CPU @ 2.50GHz

Raid

Broadcom / LSI MegaRAID Tri-Mode SAS3508 PERC H740P Adapter (1000:0016)

Broadcom / LSI MegaRAID SAS-3 3108 [Invader] PERC H730P Adapter (1000:005d)

System

Dell PowerEdge R940

USB

Intel Corp. Lewisburg USB 3.0 xHCI Controller (8086:a1af)

Kingston Technology DataTraveler G4 (0951:1666)

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. Integrated Matrox G200eW3 Graphics Controller (102b:0536)

Other

IEI Integration Corp Power Button

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Power Button

Power Button

PLDA PCI Express Bridge (1556:be00)

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88SE9230 PCIe SATA 6Gb/s Controller BOSS-S1 Adapter (1b4b:9230)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers (8086:2014)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers (8086:2015)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers (8086:2016)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E M2PCI Registers (8086:2018)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E DMI3 Registers (8086:2020)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E CBDMA Registers (8086:2021)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E MM/Vt-d Configuration Registers (8086:2024)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E RAS (8086:2025)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E IOAPIC (8086:2026)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1A (8086:2030)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1C (8086:2032)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E VT-d (8086:2034)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E RAS Configuration Registers (8086:2035)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E IOxAPIC Configuration Registers (8086:2036)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2040)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2041)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2042)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2043)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2044)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LM Channel 1 (8086:2045)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LMS Channel 1 (8086:2046)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LMDP Channel 1 (8086:2047)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E DECS Channel 2 (8086:2048)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LM Channel 2 (8086:2049)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LMS Channel 2 (8086:204a)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LMDP Channel 2 (8086:204b)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers (8086:204c)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers (8086:204d)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers (8086:204e)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:2054)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:2055)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:2056)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:2057)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E KTI 0 (8086:2058)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E UPI Registers (8086:2059)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2066)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2080)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2081)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2082)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2083)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2084)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2085)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCU Registers (8086:2086)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:208d)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E CHA Registers (8086:208e)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg SATA Controller [AHCI mode] (8086:a182)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg PCI Express Root Port #1 (8086:a190)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg PCI Express Root Port #5 (8086:a194)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg PMC (8086:a1a1)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg SMBus (8086:a1a3)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg SPI Controller (8086:a1a4)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg Thermal Subsystem (8086:a1b1)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg CSME: HECI #1 (8086:a1ba)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg CSME: HECI #2 (8086:a1bb)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg CSME: HECI #3 (8086:a1be)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg LPC Controller (8086:a1c1)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg SSATA Controller [AHCI mode] (8086:a1d2)

Intel Corp. C620 Series Chipset Family MROM 0 (8086:a1ec)

TDKMedia 2.0 Hub (0424:2513)

Texas Instruments 0451:8025 (0451:8025)

Texas Instruments 0451:8027 (0451:8027)

Tascam Dell Integrated Hub (1604:10c0)

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

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

Dell Computer Corporation iDRAC Virtual NIC USB Device (413c:a102)