Ubuntu on Cavium, Inc. Thunder X2 CN99XX

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The Cavium, Inc. Thunder X2 CN99XX server soc with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS arm64

Available from ubuntu.com

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Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-29-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Performance Tuning

To get the best performance from Ubuntu on this system, please refer to the tips on this web page:

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM64/performance

Silicon Version

This certificate applies to the B1 rev of the SoC. Older B0 rev SoCs are not considered certified or supported.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS arm64

Available from ubuntu.com

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Testing details

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

Certification notes

Silicon Version

This certificate applies to the B1 rev of the SoC. Older B0 rev SoCs are not considered certified or supported.

Performance Tuning

To get the best performance from Ubuntu on this system, please refer to the tips on this web page:

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM64/performance

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

QLogic Corp. FastLinQ QL41000 Series 10/25/40/50GbE Controller (1077:8070)

Processor

aarch64 aarch64

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family (1a03:2000)

Hardware details

Cdrom

AMI Virtual CDROM0

AMI Virtual CDROM1

AMI Virtual CDROM2

AMI Virtual CDROM3

Disk

Union Memory (Shenzhen) INTEL SSDSC2BB240G4

Mouse

American Megatrends Inc. Virtual Keyboard and Mouse (046b:ff10)

Network

QLogic Corp. FastLinQ QL41000 Series 10/25/40/50GbE Controller (1077:8070)

Processor

aarch64 aarch64

USB

Broadcom Corporation CN99xx [ThunderX2] Integrated USB 3.0 xHCI Host Controller (14e4:9026)

American Megatrends Inc. 046b:ff20 (046b:ff20)

American Megatrends Inc. 046b:ff31 (046b:ff31)

American Megatrends Inc. 046b:ff40 (046b:ff40)

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. flash drive (4GB, EMTEC) (13fe:3600)

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family (1a03:2000)

Other

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Power Button

Broadcom / LSI SAS3224 PCI-Express Fusion-MPT SAS-3 (1000:00c4)

Broadcom Corporation CN99xx [ThunderX2] Integrated AHCI/SATA 3 Host Controller (14e4:9027)

Cavium, Inc. CN99xx [ThunderX2] Integrated PCI Host bridge (177d:af00)

Cavium, Inc. CN99xx [ThunderX2] Integrated PCI Express RP Bridge (177d:af84)

ASPEED Technology, Inc. AST1150 PCI-to-PCI Bridge (1a03:1150)

American Megatrends Inc. 046b:ff01 (046b:ff01)

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. 0bda:0411 (0bda:0411)

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. 0bda:5411 (0bda:5411)

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)