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Oracle® Servers X8-2 and X8-2L Operating Systems Installation Guide

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Updated: January 2020

Supported Oracle Linux Operating Systems

Oracle Server X8-2 and Oracle Server X8-2L support the following Linux operating systems at the initial release of the servers.

Linux OS Version
Oracle Linux
Oracle Linux 7 Update 6 OS for x86 (64-bit) with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 Update 1

Note -  Optionally, you can install the Red Hat Compatible Kernel on Oracle Linux 7 Update 6 OS for x86 (64-bit).

If Oracle Linux OS is installed on your server but you do not want to use it, you can install any other supported operating system or virtual machine software on your server. For updated information about Oracle Linux OS and a list of supported operating systems and virtual machine software, refer to the latest version of the server Product Notes at:

The Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Hardware Certification List (HCL) identifies the latest operating system versions supported on Oracle hardware. To find the latest Oracle Linux versions supported for Oracle Server X8-2 and Oracle Server X8-2L, go to https://linux.oracle.com/pls/apex/f?p=117:1:0: and search using your server model number.