Ubuntu on HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8

The HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8 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

HP Dynamic Smart Array
System is certified with Dynamic Smart Array disabled. To disable Dynamic Smart Array: * Press F9 to boot into RBSU * Navigate to System Options -> HP Dynamic Smart Array B320i and select disable * Go to System options -> SATA Controller options and select Legacy SATA or AHCI * Reboot the machine and now you will be able to install the OS.
HP: P74 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Genuine Intel(R) CPU @ 2.00GHz
Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH
Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection
Intel C600/X79 series chipset 4-Port SATA IDE Controller
Hewlett-Packard Company Smart Array Gen8 Controllers
Standard Microsystems Corp. Unknown