Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkSystem SN550 (Xeon SP Gen 2)

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The Lenovo ThinkSystem SN550 (Xeon SP Gen 2) server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64 Bit

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Testing details

This system was tested with 20.04 LTS, running the 5.4.0-37-generic kernel.

BIOS
Lenovo: -[IVE152L-2.51]-

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.

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

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

Intel Corp. Ethernet Connection X722 for 10GbE backplane Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 10GbE backplane (8086:37ce)

Processor

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

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8276L CPU @ 2.20GHz

Video

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

Hardware details

BIOS

Lenovo -[IVE152L-2.51]-

Disk

Lenovo RAID 530-4i Flex

Mouse

Lenovo Virtual Keyboard and Mouse (17ef:b000)

Network

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

Intel Corp. Ethernet Connection X722 for 10GbE backplane Intel Ethernet Connection X722 for 10GbE backplane (8086:37ce)

Processor

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

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8276L CPU @ 2.20GHz

Raid

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

System

Lenovo ThinkSystem SN550 -[7X16CTO0WW]-

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 DataTraveler G4 (0951:1666)

Netac Technology Co., Ltd 0dd8:2300 (0dd8:2300)

Video

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

Other

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Power Button

Power Button

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

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

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 RAS (8086:2025)

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

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

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E VT-d (8086:2034)

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

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2040)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2041)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2042)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2043)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2044)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LM Channel 1 (8086:2045)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LMS Channel 1 (8086:2046)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LMDP Channel 1 (8086:2047)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E DECS Channel 2 (8086:2048)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LM Channel 2 (8086:2049)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LMS Channel 2 (8086:204a)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E LMDP Channel 2 (8086:204b)

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 KTI 0 (8086:2058)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E UPI Registers (8086:2059)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake-E Integrated Memory Controller (8086:2066)

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 DDRIO Registers (8086:2088)

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 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:a1c3)

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

Shenzhen Rapoo Technology Co., Ltd. 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Shenzhen Rapoo Technology Co., Ltd. 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Pilot4 Integrated Hub (2a4b:0400)