Ubuntu on Cisco UCS C240 M3

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

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

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:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v2 @ 2.70GHz
Video
Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200e [Pilot] ServerEngines (SEP1)
Network
Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection
Storage
HV Hypervisor_0
Storage
LSI MR9266-8i
Storage
JetFlash Mass Storage Device
Storage
JetFlash Transcend 8GB
Storage
Cypress West Bridge
Storage
LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2208 [Thunderbolt] MegaRAID SAS 9266-8i