Ubuntu on HP ProLiant DL160 Gen8

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The HP ProLiant DL160 Gen8 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.13.0-24.46 kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
HP: J03 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 12.04 LTS, running the 3.2.0-20.33 kernel.

Certification notes

HP Dynamic Smart Array
System is certified with Dynamic Smart Array disabled. To disable Dynamic Smart Array: * Press F9 to boot into RBSU * Navigate to System Options -> HP Dynamic Smart Array B320i and select disable * Go to System options -> SATA Controller options and select Legacy SATA or AHCI * Reboot the machine and now you will be able to install the OS.
BIOS
HP: J03 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

HP J03

Cardreader

Generic Ultra Fast Media Reader

Chassis

HP Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

HP LOGICAL VOLUME

HP USB FLASH DRIVE

HP USB Flash Drive

Keyboard

None CHICONY HP Basic USB Keyboard

Mouse

None PIXART USB OPTICAL MOUSE

Hewlett-Packard Unknown

Avocent Unknown

PixArt Imaging Inc. Optical Mouse

Network

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Unknown Power Button

Hewlett-Packard Company Integrated Lights-Out Standard Slave Instrumentation & System Support

Intel C600/X79 series chipset 6-Port SATA AHCI Controller

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 8

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Virtual Root Port

Intel C600/X79 series chipset LPC Controller

Intel 82801 PCI Bridge

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMI2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 1a

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 1b

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 3a in PCI Express Mode

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 3b

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 3c

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 3d

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 4

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 5

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 6

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 7

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Address Map, VTd_Misc, System Management

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Control Status and Global Errors

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 I/O APIC

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Ring to PCI Express Performance Monitor

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Ring to QuickPath Interconnect Link 0 Performance Monitor

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Ring to QuickPath Interconnect Link 1 Performance Monitor

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Processor Home Agent Performance Monitoring

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller RAS Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Processor Home Agent

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 4

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DDRIO

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Interrupt Control Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Semaphore and Scratchpad Configuration Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 R2PCIe

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QuickPath Interconnect Agent Ring Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Unicast Register 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller System Address Decoder 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller System Address Decoder 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 System Address Decoder

PNP None

PNP None

Standard Microsystems Corp. Unknown

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Genuine Intel(R) CPU @ 2.00GHz

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 0 @ 2.00GHz

Intel Unknown

Raid

Intel C600/X79 series chipset SATA RAID Controller

Scsi

Standard Microsystems Corp. Unknown

System

HP ProLiant DL160 Gen8

Usb

Hewlett-Packard Company Integrated Lights-Out Standard Virtual USB Controller iLO4

Hewlett-Packard Company Integrated Lights-Out Standard Virtual USB Controller

Intel C600/X79 series chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller #1

Intel C600/X79 series chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller #2

Hewlett-Packard v255w/c310w Flash Drive

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH iLO4

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH