Ubuntu on HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2

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The HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 12.04 LTS, running the 3.8.0-29.42~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: J02 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

HP J02

Chassis

HP Tower

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. MM0500EANCR

Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Keyboard

Hewlett-Packard KU-0316 Keyboard

Mouse

Hewlett-Packard Unknown

Network

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 8

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMI2

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

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 3a in PCI Express Mode

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 3b

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 3c

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 IIO PCI Express Root Port 3d

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 4

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 5

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 6

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMA Channel 7

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Address Map, VTd_Misc, System Management

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Control Status and Global Errors

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 I/O APIC

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Ring to PCI Express Performance Monitor

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Ring to QuickPath Interconnect Link 0 Performance Monitor

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Ring to QuickPath Interconnect Link 1 Performance Monitor

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Processor Home Agent Performance Monitoring

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller RAS Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QPI Link Reut 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Processor Home Agent

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Target Address Decoder 4

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller ERROR Registers 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DDRIO

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Power Control Unit 3

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Interrupt Control Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Semaphore and Scratchpad Configuration Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 R2PCIe

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 QuickPath Interconnect Agent Ring Registers

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Unicast Register 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller System Address Decoder 0

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller System Address Decoder 1

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 System Address Decoder

Standard Microsystems Corp. Unknown

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2403 0 @ 1.80GHz

Intel Unknown

Raid

Intel C600/X79 series chipset SATA RAID Controller

System

HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2

Usb

Hewlett-Packard Company Integrated Lights-Out Standard Virtual USB Controller iLO4

Intel C600/X79 series chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller #1

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH iLO4