PowerEdge 6850 / 4 Intel® Xeon® MP 3.16 GHz
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
13 Mar 2010

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64 & Intel64     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 10

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server 2 Support Pack 2 

Product Description
Designed to give you the latest high performance technologies, management tools and storage features, the scalable, quad-socket Dell PowerEdge 6850 server is a part of Dell’s comprehensive solution for databases and business-critical applications running on Novell® SLES 10 SP3. Powered by dual-core 64-bit Intel® Xeon® MP processors, a 800MHz Front Side Bus, up to 64GB DDR-2 Memory, SAS hard drives and PCI Express™, this server provides exceptional performance in a 4U rack dense form factor.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:A00
CPU:4 Intel  Xeon® MP 3.16 GHz
Ports and Bus Types:PCI Express X8
3 PCI Express X4
64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
2 64-bit/100MHz PCI-X
4 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI  RADEON™ VE
Host Bus Adapter:Intel  Integrated 82801ER (ICH5) , IDE
Dell  PowerEdge Expandable PERC 4e/Di Integarated RAID On Motherboard , SCSI
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST373207LC , SCSI
3 Seagate®  ST3146807LC , SCSI
CD/DVD:Samsung®  CD-ROM SN-124 , IDE
Floppy Type:1.44
USB Keyboard:Cybex® AutoView Commander™ KVM w/StarTech PS2-to-USB
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.5.0-0.30

Config Notes
  1. Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.
  2. Hard Disk Configuration: RAID1 and RAID5.

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5704 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverDriver Name: tg3.ko
Driver Date: 05-Sep-2009Driver Size: 169144
Checksum: a3ebd88d01cd4445c1ffb46f0e5f0d00

Intel  PRO/1000 MT Server Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverDriver Name: e1000.ko
Driver Date: 05-Sep-2009Driver Size: 298840
Checksum: 807194b810e47194c53061332ab91fe7

Intel  Integrated 82801ER (ICH5)
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: piix.ko
Driver Date: 05-Sep-2009Driver Size: 35152
Checksum: 0a75c8949fad26ec33a9e6907c42b6fb

Dell  PowerEdge Expandable PERC 4e/Di Integarated RAID On Motherboard
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: megaraid
Driver Date: 05-Sep-2009Driver Size: 73664
Checksum: b62bd7b1d200401653f86d76cbb50aa6

Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: megaraid_mbox.ko
Driver Date: 05-Sep-2009Driver Size: 66840
Checksum: 1fc69454cc13016d193acc3ef80f14be

Driver Type: Video DriverDriver Name: radeon_drv.so
Driver Date: 21-Apr-2008Driver Size: 304640
Checksum: 4532b0e93d2ab5a98ae54beefd43e51d

The term YES CERTIFIED applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. For more information on hardware exchange policies, please access the following document and view the Hardware Component Exchange Guide.


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PowerEdge 6850 / 4 Intel® Xeon® MP 3.16 GHz

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