Ubuntu on Cisco UCS B200 M3

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The Cisco UCS B200 M3 expansion chassis with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.13.0-24.46 kernel.

Certification notes

MAAS Updates Required
To fully utilize this system in a MAAS environment, you will need to update your MAAS server to the latest update version available. This will update your MAAS environment with the latest code that allows MAAS to control this hardware automatically through enlistment, commissioning and deployment.
BIOS
Cisco Systems: B200M3.2.2.2.0.042820141643 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 12.04 LTS, running the 3.5.0-23.35~precise1 kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Cisco Systems: B200M3.2.2.1a.0.111220131105 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

Cisco Systems B200M3.2.2.1a.0.111220131105

Cisco Systems B200M3.2.2.2.0.042820141643

Chassis

Cisco Systems Expansion Chassis

Disk

Toshiba MBF2600RC

Unigen Corporation PSE4000S3

ATA ST9500620NS

Mouse

Advanced Silicon S.A. Cisco Virtual Keyboard and Mouse

Network

Cisco Systems VIC Ethernet NIC

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Unknown Power Button

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2008 [Falcon] 2004 iMR ROMB

Cisco Systems VIC PCIe Downstream Port

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 8

Intel 82801 PCI Bridge

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 0 @ 2.00GHz

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 0 @ 2.50GHz

System

Cisco Systems UCSB-B200-M3

Usb

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

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

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. 2/4 GB stick

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200e [Pilot] ServerEngines (SEP1)