Ubuntu on Cisco UCS B250 M2

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The Cisco UCS B250 M2 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 10.04.4 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 10.04 LTS, running the 2.6.32-33.70 kernel.

Certification notes

Cisco VIC Ethernet
As of 10.04.3, the driver module 'enic' is not part of the installer kernel. Because of this, you will be unable to configure network devices during install and the installer may complain of no network devices found. You can complete installation manually and configure network devices after installation. At that point, the enic driver loads successfully at boot and networking functions as expected. This will most likely, however, have impact on attempts to preform network installations.
BIOS
Cisco Systems: S5500.2.0.1d.0.081220111423 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

Cisco Systems S5500.2.0.1d.0.081220111423

Board

Cisco Systems N20-B6625-2

Cdrom

Cisco Virtual CD/DVD

Chassis

Cisco Systems Expansion Chassis

Disk

LSILOGIC Logical Volume

SEAGATE ST973452SS

Keyboard

None Avocent USB Composite Device-0

Mouse

Avocent Virtual Hub

Avocent Virtual Keyboard/Mouse

Network

Cisco Systems VIC Ethernet NIC

Cisco Systems VIC Ethernet NIC Dynamic

Other

Cisco Systems VIC PCIe Downstream Port

PNP None

PNP 16550A-compatible COM port

PNP AT Real-Time Clock

PNP Motherboard registers

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5650 @ 2.67GHz

Scsi

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic SAS1064ET PCI-Express Fusion-MPT SAS

Usb

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

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

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200e [Pilot] ServerEngines (SEP1)