Ubuntu on HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2

The HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified for Ubuntu.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Testing details

This system was tested with 12.04 LTS, running the 3.5.0-23.35~precise1 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.
BIOS
HP: P78 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Genuine Intel(R) CPU 0000 @ 2.60GHz
Video
Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH
Network
Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5720 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. MB0500GCEHE
Storage
HP USB FLASH DRIVE
Storage
HP USB Flash Drive
Storage
Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family SATA Controller 1 [RAID mode]