Ubuntu on Cisco UCS C240 M3

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The Cisco UCS C240 M3 expansion chassis with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 12.04 LTS, running the 3.11.0-15.25~precise1 kernel.

Certification notes

Network Performance
Users may see unexpected performance issues using the stock kernel in Ubuntu Server 12.04.4. To fix this issue and ensure full network performance, users should update to at least kernel version 3.11.0-17. This kernel or the latest update kernel should contain the fix for this issue.
BIOS
Cisco Systems: C240M3.1.5.4f.0.111320130505 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

Cisco Systems C240M3.1.5.4f.0.111320130505

Chassis

Cisco Systems Expansion Chassis

Disk

HV Hypervisor_0

LSI MR9266-8i

JetFlash Mass Storage Device

JetFlash Transcend 8GB

Cypress West Bridge

Mouse

Advanced Silicon S.A. Cisco Virtual Keyboard and Mouse

Network

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Unknown Power Button

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 DMI2

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 PCI Express Root Port 1a

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 PCI Express Root Port 1b

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 PCI Express Root Port 2a

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 PCI Express Root Port 2c

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 PCI Express Root Port 3a

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 R2PCIe

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 UBOX Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 UBOX Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 VTd/Memory Map/Misc

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 IIO RAS

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 IOAPIC

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Home Agent 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 R2PCIe

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 QPI Ring Performance Ring Monitoring

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Home Agent 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Home Agent 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Target Address/Thermal Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 RAS Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 RAS Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 QPI Link 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 QPI Ring Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 QPI Link 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Home Agent 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Target Address/Thermal Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel Target Address Decoder Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 2

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 3

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 2

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 1 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 3

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Power Control Unit 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Power Control Unit 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Power Control Unit 2

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Power Control Unit 3

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 System Address Decoder

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Broadcast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Broadcast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 0

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 1

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 2

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0-3 Thermal Control 3

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 2

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Integrated Memory Controller 0 Channel 0-3 ERROR Registers 3

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 8

Intel C600/X79 series chipset SMBus Host Controller

Intel C600/X79 series chipset Thermal Management Controller

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Virtual Root Port

Intel C600/X79 series chipset LPC Controller

Intel 82801 PCI Bridge

Standard Microsystems Corp. USB 2.0 Hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v2 @ 2.70GHz

Raid

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2208 [Thunderbolt] MegaRAID SAS 9266-8i

System

Cisco Systems UCSC-C240-M3S

Usb

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

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

Cypress Semiconductor Unknown

Advanced Silicon S.A. Bridge/PCI bridge

Video

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