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Operating System Compatibility for Intel® Server Board S2600WT Family


Last Reviewed: 01-Sep-2016
Article ID: 000007026

Level of testing OS Supports
RSTe ESRT2 PCIe* (NVMe) SSD

Compatibility and stress

Intel provides support for issues involving installation or functionality of the server board for the following operating systems, regardless of whether adapters and peripherals were tested under the operating system.

Windows Server 2012* R2 w/Updated Datacenter x64, Legacy Boot Yes Yes Yes
Windows Server 2012 R2 w/Updated Datacenter x64, uEFI Boot Yes No Yes
Windows Hyper-V 2012 R2 x64, Legacy Boot No No Yes
Windows Hyper-V 2012 R2 x64, uEFI Boot No No Yes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux* 7.0 x64, Legacy Boot No Yes Yes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 x64, uEFI Boot No No Yes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 x64, Legacy Boot TBD Yes No
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 x64, uEFI Boot TBD No No
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 x86, Legacy Boot TBD Yes No
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server* 11 SP3 x64, Legacy Boot No Yes No
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 x64, uEFI Boot No No No
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 x86, Legacy Boot No Yes No

Basic installation and compatibility

Intel supports and tests the following operating system drivers for each of the server board integrated controllers, when the controller vendor provides a driver on request. Intel does not require vendors to develop drivers for operating systems they do not already support. Functionality of some server board integrated controllers can be limited.

Windows Server 2008* R2 sp1 x64, Legacy Boot Yes Yes Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 sp1 x64, uEFI Boot Yes No Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 sp1 x86, Legacy Boot Yes Yes No
Windows 7* x64, Legacy Boot Yes Yes No
Windows 7 x64, uEFI Boot Yes No No
VMWare ESXi 6.0*  U2  AHCI non-RAID only No No 
VMware ESXi 5.5* U2 AHCI non-RAID only No No
Ubuntu* 14.04 Server x64, Legacy Boot No No No
Ubuntu 14.04 Server x64, EFI Boot No No No
Ubuntu 14.04 Server x86, Legacy Boot No No No

Basic installation

Intel does not provide technical support for the open source operating systems listed. Contact the related open source community for support.

CentOS* 6.5 x64, Legacy Boot No No No
CentOS 6.5 x64, uEFI Boot No No No
CentOS 6.5 x86, Legacy Boot No No No
FreeBSD* 10 x64 Legacy Boot No No No
FreeBSD 10 x86 Legacy Boot No No No
Caution

NVMe backplane kits only support Hot Plug/Hot Swap NVMe with BIOS 1.01.1008 or later.

NVMe drives use GPT partition tables. The BIOS must be set for uEFI boot mode to install an OS on an NVMe drive.

Related topics
Microsoft Windows* Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) Information
Linux* and UNIX* Certification Test Submission Report
Processor Compatibility