PowerEdge M640
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
26 Sep 2017
145987

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 for AMD64 & Intel64 with KVM     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLES 12

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows Server 2012 R2
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 2 for SUSE SLES 12     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 4 for SUSE SLES 11     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
The PowerEdge M640 is supported on both Dell PowerEdge VRTX and PowerEdge M1000e Blade Chassis. The Dell Shared PERC 8 card is located between the storage array and the power distribution board on the VRTX planar. The Dell Shared PERC H730P slot routes SAS to the nearby planar miniSAS connectors, which are used to internally cable SAS from the PERC to the SAS expander cards in the storage array. Please visit www.dell.com/vrtx for VRTX detail information. Please visit www.dell.com for more information.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:A00
BIOS/uEFI:UEFI: 1.0.0 (08/10/2017)
CPU:2 Intel  Xeon® Platinum 8180 Processor 2.50 GHz
RAM:Host Platform: 1024 GB, 64-bit VM Guests: 320 GB, Single Max VM 64-bit Guest Tested Memory: 852 GB
Ports and Bus Types:2 PCI Express X4
10 PCI Express X8
USB Ports
Video Adapter:Matrox®  G200eW3
Host Bus Adapter:Dell  PowerEdge RAID Controller H730P Mini , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel  C621 Chipset , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  Enterprise Performance 15K HDD (ST900MP0136) 900GB SAS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:HLDS  GU60N , Serial ATA (SATA)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 7.6.0-53.1


Config Notes
  1. SR-IOV: System was tested using SR-IOV where a virtual network adapter was given to a SLES 12 FV guest. One of the integrated Intel i350 adapters was used in this testing.
  2. Install: PXE boot, OS installed via network.


Adapters and Drivers
Intel  Gigabit 4P I350 bNDC (Quad Port)
Driver Type: LAN DriverDriver Name: igb.ko
Driver Date: 25-Oct-2016Driver Size: 351071
Checksum: b8dee794a1123732c7ba8475033703e3
Driver Version: 5.3.0-k

Dell  PowerEdge RAID Controller H730P Mini
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: megaraid_sas.ko
Driver Date: 25-Oct-2016Driver Size: 216703
Checksum: 43d97f95db88b476471065c1667d0589
Driver Version: 06.810.09.00-rc1

Intel  C621 Chipset
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: ahci.ko
Driver Date: 25-Oct-2016Driver Size: 72895
Checksum: f0ad0f11072e317bc80570a7483343e9
Driver Version: 3.0

Matrox®  G200eW3
Driver Type: Video DriverDriver Name: mgag200.ko
Driver Date: 25-Oct-2016Driver Size: 95983
Checksum: 47ef1d90155625b73d3d4281ce034251


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:

Dell Incorporated
1 DELL WAY
ROUND ROCK , TX   78682

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PowerEdge M640

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