PowerEdge 2970 / 2 AMD Six-Core Opteron™ 2435 2.60 GHz
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
13 Apr 2011

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64 & Intel64     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLES 11

Product Description
The highly versatile AMD based Dell PowerEdge 2970 2-socket 2U rack server provides the optimal balance of server features and size. It gives businesses the ability to maximize server performance while keeping space and energy needs to a minimum. Designed to support most any type of enterprise application, including database, email and network infrastructure, it has the versatility that businesses require.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:A00
CPU:2 AMD  Six-Core AMD Opteron™ 2435 2.60 GHz
Ports and Bus Types:4 USB Ports
PCI Express X4
2 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Dell  PERC 6/i RAID Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:Seagate®  ST9146803SS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
USB Keyboard:Dell E145614
USB Mouse:Dell M056UC
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.6.0-34.1

Config Notes
  1. Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5708C)
Driver Type: LAN DriverDriver Name: bnx2.ko
Driver Date: 20-May-2010Driver Size: 118712
Checksum: 310235af077333686b82d4999c00a232

Dell  PERC 6/i RAID Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: megaraid_sas.ko
Driver Date: 20-May-2010Driver Size: 86816
Checksum: e134db428c0a19236892c62123cdb779

Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: pata_serverworks.ko
Driver Date: 20-May-2010Driver Size: 17016
Checksum: 2fbf20c090abcc9d4a3c75ea039a7a95

Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: sata_svw.ko
Driver Date: 20-May-2010Driver Size: 13248
Checksum: 25bbb683ec9be3d6b0da3d59d97481b2

ATI  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverDriver Name: radeon_drv.so
Driver Date: 29-Mar-2010Driver Size: 720064
Checksum: 392237aeb0878c4fe6de3c5728a9c319

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.


For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

Dell Incorporated
ROUND ROCK , TX   78682


PowerEdge 2970 / 2 AMD Six-Core Opteron™ 2435 2.60 GHz

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