Ubuntu on Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. 1288H V5

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The Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. 1288H V5 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-55-generic kernel.

Certification notes

16.04 LTS Cascade Lake Support Statement

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS support extends only to 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (CPUs) from the Cascade Lake family of Products from Intel. This support requires the use of Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS using the 4.15 HWE kernel ONLY, the GA (4.4) kernel does not include support for Cascade Lake hardware.

No other Cascade Lake features or hardware are supported (including Optane NVDIMM devices) in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

For full support of this hardware, including all features and devices, please consider Ubuntu 18.04 LTS using the GA 4.15 kernel or later.

Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 18.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-47-generic kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-91-generic kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Insyde: 0.19 (UEFI)

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-83-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Purley Platform Support

Purley CPUs and Platforms are not fully supported in current Ubuntu LTS kernels. This platform is new and enablement work is underway to ensure Ubuntu fully supports the new features of Purley CPUs, however, currently, they are only supported at a minimal level, and not all features of the Purley platform may be available to the end user.

BIOS
Insyde: 0.19 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8170 CPU @ 2.10GHz

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8280 CPU @ 2.70GHz

Video

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Hi1710 [iBMC Intelligent Management system chip w/VGA support]

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Hi1710 [iBMC Intelligent Management system chip w/VGA support] Note: huawei claims to use an SM750 VGA controller integrated in this chip.

Ethernet

Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 10GbE SFP+

Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 1GbE

Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 10GBASE-T

Hardware details

BIOS

Insyde 0.19

Board

HUAWEI BC11SPSCC0

Cardreader

Generic Teclast CoolFlash

Chassis

HUAWEI Main Server Chassis

Disk

AVAGO HW-SAS3508

SEAGATE ST600MM0006

SEAGATE ST91000640SS

Efi

Insyde EFI v2.50

Mouse

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. 12d1:0003

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 10GbE SFP+

Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 1GbE

Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 10GBASE-T

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8170 CPU @ 2.10GHz

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8280 CPU @ 2.70GHz

Raid

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID Tri-Mode SAS3508

System

HUAWEI 1288H V5

Usb

Intel Lewisburg USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

Alcor Micro Corporation Flash Drive

Silicon Motion, Inc. - Taiwan (formerly Feiya Technology Corp.) Flash Drive

Video

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Hi1710 [iBMC Intelligent Management system chip w/VGA support]

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Hi1710 [iBMC Intelligent Management system chip w/VGA support] Note: huawei claims to use an SM750 VGA controller integrated in this chip.

Other

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

IEI Integration Corp Power Button

Power Button

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic SAS3008 PCI-Express Fusion-MPT SAS-3 SAS9311-8i

Intel Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E Ubox Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E M2PCI Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CBDMA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E MM/Vt-d Configuration Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1A

Intel Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1B

Intel Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1C

Intel Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1D

Intel Sky Lake-E RAS Configuration Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E M3KTI Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E PCU Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Sky Lake-E CHA Registers

Intel Lewisburg SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Intel Lewisburg PCI Express Root Port #1

Intel Lewisburg PCI Express Root Port #5

Intel Lewisburg PCI Express Root Port #6

Intel Lewisburg PMC

Intel Lewisburg SMBus

Intel Lewisburg SPI Controller

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #1

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #2

Intel Lewisburg CSME: HECI #3

Intel Lewisburg LPC Controller

Intel Lewisburg SSATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub