Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkSystem SN850 (Xeon SP Gen 2)

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The Lenovo ThinkSystem SN850 (Xeon SP Gen 2) server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 Bit

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Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-54-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 LTS 64 Bit

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Testing details

This system was tested with 18.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-54-generic kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

Emulex Corporation OneConnect NIC (Skyhawk) (10df:0720)

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8276 CPU @ 2.20GHz

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200e [Pilot] ServerEngines (SEP1) (102b:0522)

Hardware details

Disk

Lenovo RAID 530-4i Flex

Mouse

Lenovo 17ef:b000 (17ef:b000)

Network

Emulex Corporation OneConnect NIC (Skyhawk) (10df:0720)

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8276 CPU @ 2.20GHz

Raid

Broadcom / LSI MegaRAID Tri-Mode SAS3404 ThinkSystem RAID 530-4i Flex Adapter (1000:001c)

USB

Intel Lewisburg USB 3.0 xHCI Controller (8086:a1af)

Imation 0718:061a (0718:061a)

Kingston Technology DataTraveler G4 (0951:1666)

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200e [Pilot] ServerEngines (SEP1) (102b:0522)

Other

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Power Button

Emulex Corporation x1 PCIe Gen2 Bridge[Pilot4] (19a2:0120)

Intel 82599EB 10-Gigabit Dummy Function (8086:10a6)

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 CBDMA Registers (8086:2021)

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

Intel Sky Lake-E PCI Express Root Port 1A (8086:2030)

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 PMC (8086:a1a1)

Intel Lewisburg SMBus (8086:a1a3)

Intel Lewisburg SPI Controller (8086:a1a4)

Intel Lewisburg Thermal Subsystem (8086:a1b1)

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:a1c3)

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

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)

SK hynix 2a4b:0400 (2a4b:0400)