Ubuntu on HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8

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The HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8 server 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

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
HP: P74 (Legacy)

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: P74 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

HP P74

Board

HP Not Specified

Chassis

HP Multi-system

Disk

HP LOGICAL VOLUME

Unknown Patriot Memory

HP USB FLASH DRIVE

HP USB Flash Drive

Unknown VM0500EBQHB

Mouse

Hewlett-Packard Unknown

Network

Mellanox Technologies MT27500 Family [ConnectX-3]

Mellanox Technologies MT27500 Family [ConnectX-3]

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Unknown Power Button

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

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel Xeon E5 v2/Core i7 Unicast Registers

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 8

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMI2

Intel Xeon E5/Core i7 DMI2 in PCI Express Mode

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 E5-2450 0 @ 2.10GHz

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2450 v2 @ 2.50GHz

Raid

Hewlett-Packard Company Smart Array Gen8 Controllers P420i

Intel C600/X79 series chipset SATA RAID Controller

System

HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8

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

Hewlett-Packard v255w/c310w Flash Drive

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. Rage XT Flash Drive

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH iLO4