Ubuntu on Dell PowerEdge R720xd

The Dell PowerEdge R720xd server with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified for Ubuntu.

Releases

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

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.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

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 R720xd 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

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 0 @ 2.50GHz
Processor
Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 v2 @ 2.00GHz
BIOS
Dell 2.1.2
Video
Matrox Graphics, Inc. G200eR2
Network
Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5720 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe
Network
Intel 82599ES 10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+ Network Connection
Network
Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection
Storage
Toshiba MBF2300RC
Storage
Avocent Mass Storage Function
Storage
Dell PERC H710
Storage
Unknown Patriot Memory
Storage
iDRAC Virtual Floppy
Storage
LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2008 [Falcon] PERC H310 Mini Monolithics