Ubuntu on Dell EMC PowerEdge M640

Feedback

If there is an issue with the information for this system, please let us know .

The Dell EMC PowerEdge M640 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64 Bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Download

Testing details

This system was tested with 20.04 LTS, running the 5.4.0-29-generic kernel.

BIOS
Dell Inc.: 1.6.11

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64 Bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Download

Testing details

This system was tested with 18.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-23-generic kernel.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 Bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Download

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-96-generic kernel.

Certification notes

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

Purley Platform Support - 16.04 LTS

Purley CPUs and Platforms are not fully supported the 4.4 kernel stream for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. If you are running workloads that require all the features of the Purley CPU instruction set, you will need to update to kernel version 4.10 or later, which is provided by the 'linux-generic-hwe-16.04' package or the 'xenial (hwe-16.04)' kernel option in MAAS.

BIOS
Dell: 1.0.0 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

Broadcom Corp. NetXtreme II BCM57810 10 Gigabit Ethernet (14e4:168e)

Intel Corp. Ethernet Controller X710 for 10Gbe backplane Ethernet 10G 4P X710-k bNDC (8086:1581)

Intel Corp. Ethernet Controller X710 for 10Gbe backplane (8086:1581)

Processor

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4110 CPU @ 2.10GHz

Video

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

Hardware details

BIOS

Dell 1.0.0

Dell 1.6.11

Board

Dell 05YC4P

Dell Not Specified

Chassis

Dell Multi-system

Disk

ATA ST1000NX0423

IEI Integration Corp ST1000NX0423

Union Memory (Shenzhen) ST1000NX0423

Efi

Dell EFI v2.50

Network

Broadcom Corp. NetXtreme II BCM57810 10 Gigabit Ethernet (14e4:168e)

Intel Corp. Ethernet Controller X710 for 10Gbe backplane Ethernet 10G 4P X710-k bNDC (8086:1581)

Intel Corp. Ethernet Controller X710 for 10Gbe backplane (8086:1581)

Processor

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4110 CPU @ 2.10GHz

Raid

Intel Corp. Lewisburg SATA Controller [RAID mode] (8086:a186)

Intel Corp. Lewisburg SSATA Controller [RAID mode] (8086:a1d6)

System

Dell PowerEdge M640

USB

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

Silicon Motion, Inc. - Taiwan (formerly Feiya Technology Corp.) Flash Drive (090c:1000)

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. Flash drive (13fe:5500)

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)

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 PCI Express Root Port 1A (8086:2030)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1B (8086:2031)

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

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1D (8086:2033)

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

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 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)

Avocent 0624:de11 (0624:de11)

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)