System x3500 M5 (5464/E5-2600 v3)
Network Server
Lenovo
11 Oct 2017
146020

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 for AMD64 & Intel64 with XEN     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 12

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows Server 2016
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86
  SP:  Service Pack 4 for SUSE SLES 11     Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 4 for SUSE SLES 11     Arch:  64     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 3 for SUSE SLES 12     Arch:  64     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 12     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
The Lenovo System x3500 M5 server provides outstanding performance for your business-critical applications. Its energy-efficient design supports more cores, memory, and data capacity in a scalable Tower or 5U Rack package that is easy to service and manage. With more computing power per watt and the latest Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors, you can reduce costs while maintaining speed and availability. Suggested use: business-critical workloads, cloud computing, virtualization, virtual desktop, big data, analytics, SAP applications, database management, point of sale.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:PASS 5
BIOS/uEFI:UEFI: TAE130J - v2.40 (04/11/2017)
CPU:2 Intel  Xeon® Processor E5-2699 v3 2.30 GHz
RAM:Host platform: 96 GB, single max VM guest: 82 GB, multiple VM guests: 16 GB each
Ports and Bus Types:4 PCI Express X16
3 PCI Express X8
4 USB Ports
Video Adapter:Matrox®  MGA G200eR2
Host Bus Adapter:Intel  C612 Chipset (DH82029 PCH) , Serial ATA (SATA)
Lenovo  ServeRAID M1215 SAS/SATA Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  Constellation ES.3 ST2000NM0023 (2TB) , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:IBM  SATA DEVICE 81Y3675 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 7.7.0-25.2


Config Notes
  1. Install: System installed via network PXE UEFI boot; the OS was installed using the UEFI boot loader and system configuration. Hard disk configuration: RAID 1. Xen Hypervisor: the hypervisor was booted with following additional required parameters: dom0_mem:8G dom0_max_vcpus:4.
  2. SR-IOV/PCI Pass-through: Current system configuration does not support network SR-IOV or network PCI pass-through.
  3. VM Driver Pack: All guests were tested with PV drivers installed. The SLES drivers are included with the OS. The Windows Server 2016 drivers are available from http://download.suse.com (VMDP-WIN-2.4.exe).
  4. Kdump: the crash kernel reserved memory parameters were increased from the default to "crashkernel=155M,high crashkernel=112M,low" using YaST.


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  BCM5719 X4 PCI Express® Quad-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverDriver Name: tg3.ko
Driver Date: 08-Jul-2017Driver Size: 251575
Checksum: 1c032cbbf8f4cb203bdc23d80846b9cc
Driver Version: 3.137

Intel  C612 Chipset (DH82029 PCH)
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: ahci.ko
Driver Date: 08-Jul-2017Driver Size: 72591
Checksum: 3469a12a768d6bacc7a451a8ac50c8e7
Driver Version: 3.0

Lenovo  ServeRAID M1215 SAS/SATA Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: megaraid_sas.ko
Driver Date: 08-Jul-2017Driver Size: 236751
Checksum: c96d2df516f3a67f3960bb982a2a0b3d
Driver Version: 07.701.17.00-rc1

Matrox®  MGA G200eR2
Driver Type: Video DriverDriver Name: mgag200.ko
Driver Date: 08-Jul-2017Driver Size: 96383
Checksum: bbed1a4bbab6a5c26c55e3771d88ad04


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:

Lenovo
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System x3500 M5 (5464/E5-2600 v3)

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