Posted on behalf of Narayanan D from Dell Linux Engineering team.
Dell launched the 12th Generation of PowerEdge servers—powered by Intel’s E5 26xx series processors and Patsburg C600 chipset. These processors (Socket-R compatible) have a maximum of 8 cores per socket and offers upto 32 logical cores with logical processors enabled in the BIOS. These servers have been validated and certified on RHEL 6.1 x86_64 , RHEL 5.7 x86, RHEL 5.7 x86_64, SLES 11 SP2 x86_64 and SLES 10 SP4 x86_64. Listed are the vendor hardware certification library (HCL) links for RHEL and SLES OSes on each of the Dell 12th generation server.
Install instruction, important information and known issues could be found in the here: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/software/sles_mnhttp://support.dell.com/support/edocs/software/rhel_mn