Ubuntu on Dell PowerEdge R720

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The Dell PowerEdge R720 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
Dell: 2.2.2 (UEFI)

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

Ivy Bridge E5-2600v2 Support
Dell PowerEdge R720 servers equipped with the new Intel E5-2600v2 (Ivy Bridge) family of processors require Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS release with the Raring Hardware Enablement stack based on the 3.8 kernels. More information on the LTS Enablement Stack can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack
BIOS
Dell: 1.1.2 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

Dell 1.1.2

Dell 2.2.2

Board

Dell 061P35

Dell 0C4Y3R

Cdrom

None TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW TS-L633J

KVM vmDisk-CD

Chassis

Dell Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

0624 DELL USB2

Patriot Memory IS916

Dell PERC H310

Patriot Memory Patriot Memory

SEAGATE ST1000NM0001

KVM vmDisk

Efi

EFI v2.30 Dell

Keyboard

None Avocent Keyboard/Mouse Function

None Dell Dell QuietKey Keyboard

Dell Computer Corporation Dell QuietKey Keyboard

Network

Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5720 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Unknown Power Button

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 82801 PCI Bridge

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 2c

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

PNP AT DMA Controller

PNP None

Avocent Virtual Hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 0 @ 2.30GHz

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2637 0 @ 3.00GHz

Intel Not Specified

Raid

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2008 [Falcon] PERC H310 Mini Monolithics

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2008 [Falcon]

System

Dell PowerEdge R720

Usb

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

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

Avocent Virtual Keyboard/Mouse

Avocent Unknown

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

Innostor Technology Corporation Unknown

Video

Matrox Graphics, Inc. G200eR2