System x3500 M5 (5464/E5-2600 v3)
Network Server
Lenovo
12 Dec 2018
147352

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 for AMD64 & Intel64 with KVM     Service Pack 4 for SUSE® SLES 12

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows Server 2016
    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
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 15 for AMD64 & Intel64
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 4 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: TAE138D - v2.80 (09/06/2018)
CPU:2 Intel  Xeon® Processor E5-2699 v3 2.30 GHz
RAM:Host: 96 GB, multiple VM's: 18 GB, single max VM: 80 GB
Ports and Bus Types:3 PCI Express X16
4 PCI Express X8
6 USB Ports
Video Adapter:Matrox®  MGA G200eR2
Host Bus Adapter:Lenovo  ServeRAID M1215 SAS/SATA Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel  C612 Chipset (DH82029 PCH) , Serial ATA (SATA)
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 8.2.0-15.5


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 via network PXE UEFI boot; the OS was installed using the UEFI boot loader and system configuration. Hard Disk Configuration: RAID 1.
  3. SR-IOV/PCI Pass-through: Current system configuration does not support network SR-IOV or network PCI pass-through.


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  BCM5719 X4 PCI Express® Quad-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverDriver Name: tg3.ko
Driver Date: 31-Oct-2018Driver Size: 334072
Checksum: 35e69c9253921cc743ec17087bea05e4
Driver Version: 3.137

Lenovo  ServeRAID M1215 SAS/SATA Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: megaraid_sas.ko
Driver Date: 31-Oct-2018Driver Size: 293840
Checksum: 635faadb60d3bceab0350cc9d3794166
Driver Version: 07.704.04.00-rc1

Intel  C612 Chipset (DH82029 PCH)
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: ahci.ko
Driver Date: 31-Oct-2018Driver Size: 81416
Checksum: d8b69510f19884bd09cff1e0911e538d
Driver Version: 3.0

Matrox®  MGA G200eR2
Driver Type: Video DriverDriver Name: mgag200.ko
Driver Date: 31-Oct-2018Driver Size: 106720
Checksum: 69845dd9d9465dfc3d37d29b27d4ad5a


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
For support regarding this specific configuration, please visit:
support.lenovo.com

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System x3500 M5 (5464/E5-2600 v3)

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