System x3550 M4 (7914 - L3x)
Network Server
IBM
24 Sep 2013
140426

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 11


Product Description
The right choice when compromise is not an option, the IBM System x3550 M4 blends outstanding uptime, performance and I/O flexibility with rock-solid reliability for business critical workloads, including cloud computing, virtual desktop, business analytics, high performance computing, and SAP. This compact rack server offers an energy-smart, easy-to-use solution with a pay-as-you-grow design to manage risks. With more computing power per watt, support for the Intel® Xeon® E5 v2 processor and advanced memory support, the x3550 M4 offers balanced performance and density. Ideal for a wide range of business critical applications, including cloud computing and virtualization. Big things do come in small packages.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:PASS12
BIOS/uEFI:UEFI-Legacy: D7E134EUS - v1.50 - (08/30/2013)
CPU:2 Intel  Xeon® Processor E5-2680 v2 2.80 GHz
RAM:48 GB
Ports and Bus Types:PCI Express X8
PCI Express X16
6 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:Matrox®  MGA G200eR
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID M1115 SAS/SATA Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  73 GB 10k 2.5 Hot-Swap SAS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
IBM  300GB 15K 6Gbps SAS 2.5-inch Slim-HS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 7.2.0-5.10


Config Notes
  1. Install: PXE boot, OS installed via network.
  2. Hard Disk Configuration: RAID 0.

Referenced Bulletins
140247

Adapters and Drivers
Intel  Ethernet Controller I350-AM4 (Quad Port)
Driver Type: LAN DriverDriver Name: igb.ko
Driver Date: 14-Jun-2013Driver Size: 208935
Checksum: 637395cb2ea09e567670b1cff0c4a31a
Driver Version: 4.1.2-k

IBM  ServeRAID M1115 SAS/SATA Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: megaraid_sas.ko
Driver Date: 14-Jun-2013Driver Size: 94071
Checksum: ebe0dac982da7dda6e42ffdc95e7da0c
Driver Version: 06.506.00.00-rc1

Matrox®  MGA G200eR
Driver Type: Video DriverDriver Name: mga_drv.so
Driver Date: 13-May-2013Driver Size: 204964
Checksum: 12efb07097320f259e3570652cf129da
Driver Version: 1.4.11


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.

https://www.suse.com/partners/ihv/pdf/System_Certification_Policies.pdf

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

IBM
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System x3550 M4 (7914 - L3x)

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