Ubuntu on HP Z420 Workstation

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The HP Z420 Workstation workstation (desktop) with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified pre-install for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Hewlett-Packard: J61 v01.07 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

nVidia GF108 High Definition Audio Controller

Intel C600/X79 series chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Intel C600/X79 series chipset High Definition Audio Controller

nVidia GF108 High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Hewlett-Packard J61 v01.07

Board

Hewlett-Packard 1589

Cdrom

Unknown hp DVD-RAM GH60L

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Mini Tower

Disk

Unknown Hitachi HDS723020BLA642

Firewire

nee Agere Systems nee Lucent Microelectronics FW322/323

Ide

Intel C600/X79 series chipset IDE-r Controller

Mouse

Hewlett-Packard Optical Mouse [672662-001]

Network

Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Front Mic

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Line

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Line Out

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic

Unknown HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Unknown HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=9

Unknown HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown Power Button

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 3

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 4

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 5

Intel C600/X79 series chipset SMBus Host Controller

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 Patsburg 4-Port SATA Storage Control Unit

Intel 82801 PCI Bridge

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMI2

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

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 3a in PCI Express Mode

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Address Map, VTd_Misc, System Management

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Control Status and Global Errors

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 I/O APIC

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Ring to PCI Express Performance Monitor

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Ring to QuickPath Interconnect Link 0 Performance Monitor

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Ring to QuickPath Interconnect Link 1 Performance Monitor

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Processor Home Agent Performance Monitoring

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller RAS Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Processor Home Agent

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Registers

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

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 4

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

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

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 1

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

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DDRIO

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Interrupt Control Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Semaphore and Scratchpad Configuration Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 R2PCIe

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QuickPath Interconnect Agent Ring Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Unicast Register 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller System Address Decoder 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller System Address Decoder 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 System Address Decoder

Intel C600/X79 series chipset KT Controller

Lite-On Technology Corp. Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1620 @ 3.60GHz

Raid

Intel C600/X79 series chipset SATA RAID Controller

System

Hewlett-Packard HP Z420 Workstation

Usb

Texas Instruments TUSB73x0 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 xHCI Host Controller

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

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

Video

nVidia GF108GL [Quadro 600]