Ubuntu on HP Z420 Workstation

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The HP Z420 Workstation workstation (desktop) with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified pre-install for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

Slow Resume from Suspend
This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.
BIOS
Hewlett-Packard: J61 v03.69 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

nVidia GK107 HDMI Audio Controller

Intel C600/X79 series chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Intel C600/X79 series chipset High Definition Audio Controller

nVidia GK107 HDMI Audio Controller

BIOS

Hewlett-Packard J61 v03.69

Board

Hewlett-Packard 1589

Cdrom

Unknown hp DVD-ROM TS-H353C

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Mini Tower

Disk

Unknown ST3500630AS

Firewire

nee Agere Systems nee Lucent Microelectronics FW322/323

Ide

Intel C600/X79 series chipset IDE-r Controller

Mouse

Hewlett-Packard Optical Mouse [672662-001]

Network

Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Front Mic

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Line

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Line Out

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic

Unknown HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HP WMI hotkeys

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 2a

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

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 C600/X79 series chipset MEI Controller #1

Intel Patsburg 4-Port SATA Storage Control Unit

Intel C600/X79 series chipset KT Controller

Lite-On Technology Corp. Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1620 v2 @ 3.70GHz

Raid

Intel C600/X79 series chipset SATA RAID Controller

System

Hewlett-Packard HP Z420 Workstation

Usb

Texas Instruments TUSB73x0 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 xHCI Host Controller

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

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

Video

nVidia GK107GL [Quadro K600]