Ubuntu on Dell PowerEdge C8220X (with C8000XD storage node)

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

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

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:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630L @ 2.00GHz
Video
ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family
Network
Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection
Storage
LSI MR9280-8e
Storage
LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator]