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Oracle® Servers X7-2 and X7-2L Operating Systems Installation Guide

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Updated: September 2017

Supported Linux Operating Systems

The Oracle Servers X7-2 and X7-2L support the following Linux operating systems at the initial release of the servers.

Linux OS Version
Oracle Linux
Oracle Linux 6.9 and 7.3 OS for x86 (64-bit) with the Oracle Unbreakable Kernel Release 4

Note -  Optionally, you can install the Red Hat Compatible Kernel on Oracle Linux 6.9 and 7.3 OS for x86 (64-bit).

If a Linux OS is intalled 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 a 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 Linux Hardware Certification List (HCL) identifies the latest operating system versions supported on Oracle hardware. To find the latest Oracle Linux versions supported for the Oracle Servers X7-2 and X7-2L, go to http://linux.oracle.com/pls/apex/f?p=117:1:3991604960223967 and search using your server model number.