Ubuntu on Dell PowerEdge C5220

The Dell PowerEdge C5220 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 3.2.0-34.53 kernel.

Certification notes

Ivy Bridge E3-1200v2 Support
Dell PowerEdge C5220 servers equipped with the new Intel E3-1200 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
BIOS
Dell: 2.0.3 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1220 V2 @ 3.10GHz
Video
ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family
Network
Intel 82580 Gigabit Network Connection
Storage
None Patriot Memory