Ubuntu on Dell PowerEdge C5220

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The Dell PowerEdge C5220 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 3.2.0-34.53 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:

BIOS

Dell 2.0.3

Board

Dell 0NVH5D

Chassis

Dell Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

None Patriot Memory

Keyboard

None CHESEN PS2 to USB Converter

Mouse

Chesen Electronics Corp. PS/2 Keyboard+Mouse Adapter

Network

Intel 82580 Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller

PNP None

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1220 V2 @ 3.10GHz

System

Dell PowerEdge C5220

Usb

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. Rage XT Flash Drive

Video

ASPEED Technology, Inc. ASPEED Graphics Family