Ubuntu on Cavium, Inc. ThunderX2 System CN99XX

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The Cavium, Inc. ThunderX2 System CN99XX server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS arm64

Available from ubuntu.com

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

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:

Processor

aarch64 aarch64

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family

Ethernet

QLogic Corp. FastLinQ QL41000 Series 10/25/40/50GbE Controller

Hardware details

Cdrom

AMI Virtual CDROM0

AMI Virtual CDROM1

AMI Virtual CDROM2

AMI Virtual CDROM3

Disk

INTEL SSDSC2BB240G4

Mouse

American Megatrends Inc. Virtual Keyboard and Mouse

Network

QLogic Corp. FastLinQ QL41000 Series 10/25/40/50GbE Controller

Processor

aarch64 aarch64

Usb

Broadcom Corporation CN99xx [ThunderX2] Integrated USB 3.0 xHCI Host Controller

American Megatrends Inc. 046b:ff20

American Megatrends Inc. 046b:ff31

American Megatrends Inc. 046b:ff40

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. flash drive (4GB, EMTEC)

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family

Other

Power Button

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic SAS3224 PCI-Express Fusion-MPT SAS-3

Broadcom Corporation CN99xx [ThunderX2] Integrated AHCI/SATA 3 Host Controller

Cavium, Inc. CN99xx [ThunderX2] Integrated PCI Host bridge

Cavium, Inc. CN99xx [ThunderX2] Integrated PCI Express RP Bridge

ASPEED Technology, Inc. AST1150 PCI-to-PCI Bridge

American Megatrends Inc. 046b:ff01

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. 0bda:0411

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. 0bda:5411

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub