IBM System x3500 M5 (5464/E5-2600 v3)
Network Server
12 Oct 2017

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

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:V1.0
BIOS/uEFI:UEFI: TAE130J - v2.40 (04/11/2017)
CPU:2 Intel  Xeon® Processor E5-2603 v3 1.60 GHz
Ports and Bus Types:4 PCI Express X16
3 PCI Express X8
6 USB Ports
Video Adapter:Matrox®  MGA G200eR2
Host Bus Adapter:Lenovo  ServeRAID M1215 SAS/SATA Controller , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  500GB 7.2K 6Gbps SATA 2.5-inch SFF HDD , Serial ATA (SATA)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 7.7.0-25.1

Config Notes
  1. Kdump: the crash kernel reserved memory parameters were increased from the default to "crashkernel=155M,high crashkernel=112M,low" using YaST.
  2. Install: System installed using an external USB DVD drive; the OS was installed from DVD using the UEFI boot loader and system configuration.

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

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

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