Ubuntu on HP ProLiant SL4545 G7

The HP ProLiant SL4545 G7 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified for Ubuntu.

Releases

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.

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
AMD AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 4284
Video
Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI ES1000
Network
Intel 82576 Gigabit Network Connection
Storage
HP LOGICAL VOLUME
Storage
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] SB700/SB800 IDE Controller
Storage
Hewlett-Packard Company Smart Array Gen8 Controllers