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 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 summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Genuine Intel(R) CPU @ 2.00GHz

Intel Unknown

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH

Ethernet

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Hardware details

BIOS

HP J03

Cardreader

Generic Ultra Fast Media Reader

Chassis

HP Rack Mount Chassis

Keyboard

None CHICONY HP Basic USB Keyboard

Mouse

None PIXART USB OPTICAL MOUSE

PixArt Imaging Inc. Optical Mouse

Network

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Processor

Intel Genuine Intel(R) CPU @ 2.00GHz

Intel Unknown

System

HP ProLiant DL160 Gen8

Usb

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Integrated Lights-Out Standard Virtual USB Controller

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

Standard Microsystems Corp. Unknown

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH

Other

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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Integrated Lights-Out Standard Management Processor Support and Messaging

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

Intel 82801 PCI Bridge

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 0

PNP None

PNP None

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub