Ubuntu on HP ProLiant SL230s Gen8


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The HP ProLiant SL230s 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 3.2.0-23.36 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.
HP: P75 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


HP P75


HP Not Specified


HP Multi-system


Kingston DT 101 G2


None CHICONY Compaq USB Keyboard


Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection


LSI Logic / Symbios Logic SAS2308 PCI-Express Fusion-MPT SAS-2

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

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

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

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 0

PNP None

PNP None

Compaq Computer Corporation KU-0133 Easy Access Interner Keyboard

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub


Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 0 @ 2.60GHz


HP ProLiant SL230s Gen8


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

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

Toshiba Kingston DataTraveler 102 Flash Drive / HEMA Flash Drive 2 GB / PNY Attache 4GB Stick


Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH