Ubuntu on HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8

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The HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 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: P73 (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2450L v2 @ 1.70GHz

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH iLO4

Ethernet

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Hardware details

BIOS

HP P73

Chassis

HP Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

HP MB2000FCWDF

HP USB FLASH DRIVE

HP USB Flash Drive

Unknown VB0250EAVER

Mouse

Hewlett-Packard Unknown

Avocent Unknown

Network

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2450L v2 @ 1.70GHz

System

HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8

Usb

Hewlett Packard Enterprise 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

Hewlett-Packard v255w/c310w Flash Drive

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH iLO4

Other

Unknown Power Button

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic SAS2308 PCI-Express Fusion-MPT SAS-2 H220i

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Integrated Lights-Out Standard Slave Instrumentation & System Support iLO4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Integrated Lights-Out Standard Management Processor Support and Messaging

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 DMI2

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 PCI Express Root Port in DMI2 Mode

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

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

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

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

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

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 Integrated Memory Controller 0 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 C600/X79 series chipset 6-Port SATA AHCI Controller

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 PCI Express Virtual Root Port

Intel C600/X79 series chipset LPC Controller

Intel 82801 PCI Bridge

Standard Microsystems Corp. Hub

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub