Ubuntu on nVidia DGX A100

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The nVidia DGX A100 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64 Bit

Available from ubuntu.com

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Testing details

This system was tested with 20.04 LTS, running the 5.4.0-47-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Network Performance

This system has several 200GbE capable network devices. In order to get full performance out of these devices with Vanilla ubuntu, the user will need to undergo tuning on the server and the network environment in use. Please refer to your hardware vendor for assistance with network performance tuning for this hardware.

BIOS
American Megatrends Inc.: 0.25

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

Mellanox Technologies MT28831 (15b3:101b)

Intel Corp. I210 Gigabit Network Connection (8086:1533)

Processor

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. AMD EPYC 7742 64-Core Processor

Video

nVidia GA100 [GRID A100X] (10de:20b0)

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

Hardware details

BIOS

American Megatrends Inc. 0.25

Disk

SAMSUNG Electronics nvme:a824

SAMSUNG Electronics nvme1n1

SAMSUNG Electronics nvme2n1

Mouse

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

Network

Mellanox Technologies MT28831 (15b3:101b)

Intel Corp. I210 Gigabit Network Connection (8086:1533)

Processor

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. AMD EPYC 7742 64-Core Processor

System

nVidia DGXA100 920-23687-2530-000

USB

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship USB 3.0 Host Controller (1022:148c)

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

Video

nVidia GA100 [GRID A100X] (10de:20b0)

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

Other

Power Button

SAMSUNG Electronics Starship/Matisse GPP Bridge

SAMSUNG Electronics nvme0

SAMSUNG Electronics nvme3

SAMSUNG Electronics nvme4

SAMSUNG Electronics nvme5

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship/Matisse Root Complex (1022:1480)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship/Matisse IOMMU (1022:1481)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship/Matisse PCIe Dummy Host Bridge (1022:1482)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship/Matisse GPP Bridge (1022:1483)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship/Matisse Internal PCIe GPP Bridge 0 to bus[E:B] (1022:1484)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship/Matisse Reserved SPP (1022:1485)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship/Matisse Cryptographic Coprocessor PSPCPP (1022:1486)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship/Matisse PCIe Dummy Function (1022:148a)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship Device 24; Function 0 (1022:1490)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship Device 24; Function 1 (1022:1491)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship Device 24; Function 2 (1022:1492)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship Device 24; Function 3 (1022:1493)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship Device 24; Function 4 (1022:1494)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship Device 24; Function 5 (1022:1495)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship Device 24; Function 6 (1022:1496)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship Device 24; Function 7 (1022:1497)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship/Matisse PTDMA (1022:1498)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] CZ SMBus Controller (1022:790b)

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge (1022:790e)

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

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

American Megatrends Inc. Virtual Ethernet (046b:ffb0)

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

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