We have a couple of oldish HP Proliant servers -- one DL385 G1 and one DL360 G5, to be exact -- that we'd like to upgrade from CentOS 5 to Ubuntu LucidLynx. The problem is that HP doesn't offer Ubuntu Proliant Support Packs for these particular models.
Would you upgrade regardless, skipping the PSPs altogether?
Are there alternative hardware monitoring tools that would match the functionality of the PSPs?
Is there a hack to install the PSP RPMs on an Ubuntu system?