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Operating System Compatibility

This page contains a list of the tested operating systems for the Intel® Server Board S2600JF Family and the Intel® Server Board S2600WP Family. Operating systems not listed below are not supported by this Intel® Server Board or Intel® Server System.

Operating system Type of testing Note

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2* 64-bit with Hyper-V and EFI

P1

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11* SP3 64-bit with KVM and EFI

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1*, 32-bit and 64-bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1, UEFI, 64-bit
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11*, SP1 and SP3, 32-bit and 64-bit
Microsoft Windows Server 2003* Service Pack 2, 32-bit and 64-bit P2

Microsoft Windows 8.1*

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2*, Service Pack 1, 64-bit

2

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Service Pack 1, 64-bit, with Hyper-V

2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5*, Update 5, 32-bit and 64-bit

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5* 64-bit with KVM and EFI

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10*, SP3, 32-bit and 64-bit
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011* (Standard, Essentials, Premium Add-on) 1
VMWare ESXi* 5.0
VMWare ESX* 4.1 U1
VMWare ESXi 4.1 U1
CentOS* 6.4 64-bit P3

Ubuntu* 12.04

FreeBSD* 9.x

Fedora Core*

Note
  1. Windows Small Business Server 2011 is built on Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows Small Business Server 2011 uses drivers that are supported by the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system.
  2. The Microsoft* Windows Server 2008 R2 testing & certification extends support to the following editions:
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Embedded Systems (Standard)
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Embedded Systems (Enterprise)
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
    Microsoft Windows Web Server 2008 R2*
    Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008 R2*
    Microsoft Windows Essential Business Server 2008*
Type of testing Support commitment
P1 Compatibility and stress – system stress with special test software is used to maximize the stress of the CPU, memory, and IO buses of the platform. The test areas within compatibility validation are verification of basic functionality, OS installation and boot. Intel will provide support for customer issues with these operating systems involving installation and/or functionality of the server board with or without the adapters and peripherals as having been tested under the particular operating system.
P2 Basic testing – OS installation, boot, and functional validation

Intel will provide and test operating system drivers for each of the server board’s integrated controllers, provided that the controller vendor has a driver available upon request. Vendors will not be required by Intel to develop drivers for operating systems that they do not already support. This may limit the functionality of certain server board integrated controllers.

Intel will not provide support for issues related to use of any add-in adapters or peripherals installed in the server system when an operating system that received only basic installation testing is in use.

P3 Basic installation - install and boot testing only of all onboard components Intel will not provide any technical support to the open source operating systems listed above. If you, as a customer, encounter any technical problem or difficulty in installation and/or usage of any software above, please directly seek the support and/or help from the corresponding open source operating system community.

This applies to:

Intel® Server Board S2600JF
Intel® Server Board S2600WP
Intel® Server System H2000JF Family
Intel® Server System H2000WP Family

Solution ID: CS-033183
Last Modified: 01-Oct-2014
Date Created: 21-Feb-2012
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