Linux technical notes
HP offers a variety of Linux solutions for HP workstation customers:
HP supports Ubuntu on some HP workstations.
HP supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on HP workstations.
HP certifies and supports SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) on HP workstations.
For Linux setup and restore procedures, see the user guide for your workstation at
System RAM on page 98
Audio on page 99
Hyper-Threading Technology on page 99
NVIDIA graphics workstations on page 100
After you set up the operating system, make sure that the latest BIOS, drivers, and software updates
system is successfully installed. Adding hardware might cause errors and prevent the operating system from
HP supports different amounts of total RAM in various HP workstations, based on the number of hardware
DIMM slots and the capabilities of the system. The total memory supported for each configuration is listed in
the Hardware Support Matrix for HP Linux Workstations at
Appendix D Linux technical notes
Do not add optional hardware or third-party devices to the workstation until the operating