Ubuntu on Dell PowerEdge C8220X (with C8000XD storage node)

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The Dell PowerEdge C8220X (with C8000XD storage node) server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 12.04 LTS, running the 3.2.0-31.50 kernel.

Certification notes

Ivy Bridge E5-2600v2 Support
Dell PowerEdge C8220 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: 1.0.24 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

Dell 1.0.24

Board

Dell 0W6W6G

Capture

None Tangtop Generic USBPS2

Chassis

Dell Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

LSI MR9280-8e

Keyboard

None Avocent Keyboard/Mouse Function

Mouse

Avocent Virtual Keyboard/Mouse

Network

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Intel C600/X79 series chipset 6-Port SATA AHCI Controller

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMI2

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

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Registers

PNP PCI Bus

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630L @ 2.00GHz

Raid

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator]

System

Dell PowerEdge C8220

Usb

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

Innostor Technology Corporation Unknown

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family