Ubuntu on Dell PowerEdge R720xd

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The Dell PowerEdge R720xd 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: 2.1.2 (Legacy)

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 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
BIOS
Dell: 1.1.2 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

Dell 1.1.2

Dell 2.1.2

Board

Dell 061P35

Dell 0H5J4J

Cdrom

iDRAC Virtual CD

Chassis

Dell Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

Toshiba MBF2300RC

Avocent Mass Storage Function

Dell PERC H710

Unknown Patriot Memory

iDRAC Virtual Floppy

Keyboard

None Avocent Keyboard/Mouse Function

None Dell Dell QuietKey Keyboard

Aten International Co. Ltd. Winbond Hermon

Dell Computer Corporation Dell QuietKey Keyboard

Network

Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5720 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe

Intel 82599ES 10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+ Network Connection

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Unknown Power Button

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 DMI2

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 PCI Express Root Port 1a

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 PCI Express Root Port 2a

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 PCI Express Root Port 2c

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 PCI Express Root Port 3a

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 R2PCIe

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 UBOX Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 UBOX Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 VTd/Memory Map/Misc

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 IIO RAS

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Home Agent 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 R2PCIe

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 QPI Ring Performance Ring Monitoring

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 RAS Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 QPI Link 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 QPI Ring Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 QPI Link 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Home Agent 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Target Address/Thermal Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 2

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 3

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 3

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Power Control Unit 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Power Control Unit 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Power Control Unit 2

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Power Control Unit 3

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 System Address Decoder

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Broadcast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Broadcast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel C600/X79 series chipset MEI Controller #1

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Virtual Root Port

Intel C600/X79 series chipset LPC Controller

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMI2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 1a

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Registers

PNP AT DMA Controller

PNP None

Standard Microsystems Corp. USB 2.0 Hub

Avocent Virtual Hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 0 @ 2.50GHz

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 v2 @ 2.00GHz

Raid

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2208 [Thunderbolt]

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

System

Dell PowerEdge R720xd

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 Virtual Mass Storage

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

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. Unknown

Video

Matrox Graphics, Inc. G200eR2