Ubuntu on HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8

The HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8 server with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified for Ubuntu.

Releases

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

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

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:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2450 0 @ 2.10GHz
Processor
Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2450 v2 @ 2.50GHz
Video
Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH
Network
Mellanox Technologies MT27500 Family [ConnectX-3]
Network
Mellanox Technologies MT27500 Family [ConnectX-3]
Network
Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection
Storage
HP LOGICAL VOLUME
Storage
Unknown Patriot Memory
Storage
HP USB FLASH DRIVE
Storage
HP USB Flash Drive
Storage
Unknown VM0500EBQHB
Storage
Hewlett-Packard Company Smart Array Gen8 Controllers P420i
Storage
Intel C600/X79 series chipset SATA RAID Controller