Ubuntu on HP ProLiant DL165 G7

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The HP ProLiant DL165 G7 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: O37 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

HP O37

Chassis

HP Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

HP LOGICAL VOLUME

Ide

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] SB700/SB800 IDE Controller

Keyboard

None CHICONY HP Basic USB Keyboard

Hewlett-Packard KU-0316 Keyboard

Network

Intel 82576 Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI SBx00 PCI to PCI Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI SBx00 SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 LPC host controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RD890 Northbridge only dual slot (2x8) PCI-e GFX Hydra part

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RD890 PCI to PCI bridge (PCI express gpp port D)

Advanced Micro Devices Family 10h Processor DRAM Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h Processor Miscellaneous Control

PNP None

PNP Motherboard registers

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Processor

AMD AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 6172

Raid

Hewlett-Packard Company Smart Array G6 controllers

System

HP ProLiant DL165 G7

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB OHCI0 Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI SB7x0 USB OHCI1 Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB OHCI2 Controller

Video

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