Ubuntu on Dell PowerEdge R520

The Dell PowerEdge R520 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified for Ubuntu.


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

Intel Ivy Bridge Xeon E-24XX v2 Processor Support
Dell PowerEdge R520 servers equipped with the new Intel E-24xx v2 (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:

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2407 0 @ 2.20GHz
Matrox Graphics, Inc. G200eR2
Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5720 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe
Dell PERC\x20H710
LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2208 [Thunderbolt]
Seagate RSS LLC Expansion Portable