Ubuntu on IBM x3630 M4 (Intel v2 Series)

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The IBM x3630 M4 (Intel v2 Series) 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

IBM Support
IBM provides "hardware only warranty" support for Ubuntu. IBM systems debug, management and update tools may or may not work with Ubuntu. IBM and Canonical provide no warranty as to the function of these tools. IBM support personnel will accept problem reports for IBM Hardware ONLY if it is clear that the root cause of the problem appears to be a basic hardware warranty problem, such as a defective power supply, fan or fixed disk. IBM customers that have a problem where the operating system or device driver interaction may be a contributing factor, (could include memory, processor, RAID/storage subsystems, networking devices, other option cards and system management technology), customers should open problem reports with both Canonical (through Ubuntu Advantage) and IBM to engage through TSAnet.

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 12.04 LTS, running the 3.11.0-18.32 kernel.

Certification notes

IBM Support
IBM provides "hardware only warranty" support for Ubuntu. IBM systems debug, management and update tools may or may not work with Ubuntu. IBM and Canonical provide no warranty as to the function of these tools. IBM support personnel will accept problem reports for IBM Hardware ONLY if it is clear that the root cause of the problem appears to be a basic hardware warranty problem, such as a defective power supply, fan or fixed disk. IBM customers that have a problem where the operating system or device driver interaction may be a contributing factor, (could include memory, processor, RAID/storage subsystems, networking devices, other option cards and system management technology), customers should open problem reports with both Canonical (through Ubuntu Advantage) and IBM to engage through TSAnet.
BIOS
IBM: -[BEE124-US-1.30]- (UEFI)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

BIOS

IBM -[BEE124-US-1.30]-

Board

IBM 00D8634

Chassis

IBM Rack Mount Chassis

Disk

Lexar JumpDrive

Avocent Mass Storage Function

Verbatim STORE N GO

IBM ServeRAID M5110

SMART USB-IBM

IMM Virtual Media

Efi

EFI v2.30 EDK II

Mouse

Tangtop Technology Co., Ltd HID Keyboard

Network

Intel I350 Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Unknown Power Button

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 3

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Root Port 5

Intel C600/X79 series chipset SMBus Host Controller

Intel C600/X79 series chipset PCI Express Virtual Root Port

Intel C600/X79 series chipset LPC Controller

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 3c

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 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

IBM Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2420 0 @ 1.90GHz

Raid

LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2208 [Thunderbolt] ServeRAID M5110 SAS/SATA Controller

System

IBM IBM System x3630 M4 Server -[7158AC1]-

Usb

Intel C600/X79 series chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller #1

Intel C600/X79 series chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller #2

IBM Unknown

Lexar Media, Inc. Unknown

Smart Modular Technologies, Inc. Unknown

Verbatim Unknown

Video

Matrox Graphics, Inc. G200eR2