Ubuntu on Dell Precision Workstation R5500

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The Dell Precision Workstation R5500 desktop with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: A08 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

nVidia GF108 High Definition Audio Controller

Intel 82801JI (ICH10 Family) HD Audio Controller

BIOS

Dell A08

Board

Dell 0HXJ1D

Cdrom

None PLDS DVD-ROM DS-8D3SH

Chassis

Dell Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

None WDC WD2500BEKT-75A25T0

Keyboard

None LITE-ON Technology USB NetVista Full Width Keyboard.

Mouse

None Logitech Lenovo USB Optical Mouse

Lenovo Unknown

Network

Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5761 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe

Other

None HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=9

Intel Xeon 5600 Series QuickPath Architecture Generic Non-core Registers

Intel 5520 I/O Hub to ESI Port

Intel 5520/5500/X58 I/O Hub PCI Express Root Port 3

Intel 7500/5520/5500/X58 I/O Hub GPIO and Scratch Pad Registers

Intel 7500/5520/5500/X58 I/O Hub System Management Registers

PNP None

PNP PCI Bus

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Processor

Intel Not Specified

Raid

Intel 82801 SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Dell Precision WorkStation R5500

Usb

Intel 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4

Intel 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2

Video

nVidia GF108GL [Quadro 600]