Ubuntu on HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2

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The HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2 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: J02 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

HP J02

Chassis

HP Tower

Disk

Unknown MB0500GCEHE

HP USB FLASH DRIVE

HP USB Flash Drive

Mouse

Hewlett-Packard Unknown

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 3a

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 C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 5

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Virtual Root Port

Intel C600/X79 series chipset LPC Controller

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 v2 @ 2.50GHz

Intel Unknown

Raid

Intel C600/X79 series chipset SATA RAID Controller

System

HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2

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

Video

Matrox Electronics Systems Ltd. MGA G200EH iLO4