PowerEdge M640
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
17 Aug 2018
147002

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 15 for AMD64 & Intel64 with KVM

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows Server 2012 R2
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 3 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: 1.4.8 (05/22/2018)
CPU:2 Intel  Xeon® Platinum 8176M Processor 2.10 GHz
RAM:Host Platform: 2 TB, 64-bit VM Guests: 496 GB, Single Max VM 64-bit Guest Tested Memory: 1974 GB
Ports and Bus Types:2 PCI Express X4
10 PCI Express X8
USB Ports
Video Adapter:Matrox®  G200eW3
Host Bus Adapter:2 Dell  Shared PERC 8 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Dell  PowerEdge RAID Controller H730P Mini , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:Toshiba  AL13SEB300 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
2 Seagate®  ST2000NX0453 SAS 2TB , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:HLDS  GU60N , USB
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 8.1.0-83.2


Config Notes
  1. Install: PXE boot, OS installed via network.
  2. SR-IOV: System was tested using SR-IOV where a virtual network adapter was given to a SLES 12 SP3 FV guest. One of the integrated Intel I350 ports was used in this testing.


Adapters and Drivers
Intel  Gigabit 4P I350 bNDC (Quad Port)
Driver Type: LAN DriverDriver Name: igb.ko
Driver Date: 31-May-2018Driver Size: 489024
Checksum: d5232654a1debc91e634dcdcdf5d1fc8
Driver Version: 5.4.0-k

Driver Type: LAN DriverDriver Name: igbvf.ko
Driver Date: 31-May-2018Driver Size: 91176
Checksum: 0e086f13fa88839bfea7aef53fc5a5e5
Driver Version: 2.4.0-k

2 Dell  Shared PERC 8
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: megaraid_sas.ko
Driver Date: 31-May-2018Driver Size: 288872
Checksum: 05a11c19ea5020998382f29c3ae31971
Driver Version: 07.704.04.00-rc1

Dell  PowerEdge RAID Controller H730P Mini
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: megaraid_sas.ko
Driver Date: 31-May-2018Driver Size: 288872
Checksum: 05a11c19ea5020998382f29c3ae31971
Driver Version: 07.704.04.00-rc1

Matrox®  G200eW3
Driver Type: Video DriverDriver Name: mgag200.ko
Driver Date: 31-May-2018Driver Size: 105288
Checksum: 1eae76e8c5bf871e23a8cf646aaf1ed6


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
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ROUND ROCK , TX   78682

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PowerEdge M640

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