Ubuntu on Dell EMC PowerEdge R740

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The Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64 Bit

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Testing details

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

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 Bit

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Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-47-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.

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

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

Processor

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

Video

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

Hardware details

Disk

Dell PERC H330 Mini

Mouse

Avocent 0624:0013 (0624:0013)

Network

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

Processor

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

Raid

Broadcom / LSI MegaRAID SAS-3 3008 [Fury] PERC H330 Mini (1000:005f)

USB

Intel Lewisburg USB 3.0 xHCI Controller (8086:a1af)

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

Video

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

Other

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Power Button

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Intel Lewisburg PMC (8086:a1a1)

Intel Lewisburg SMBus (8086:a1a3)

Intel Lewisburg SPI Controller (8086:a1a4)

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

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

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

Intel Lewisburg LPC Controller (8086:a1c1)

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

Standard Microsystems Corp. 2.0 Hub (0424:2513)

Standard Microsystems Corp. 0424:2742 (0424:2742)

Standard Microsystems Corp. 0424:5742 (0424:5742)

Tascam 1604:10c0 (1604:10c0)

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)