eServer BladeCenter HS21 (8853-GLx)
Network Server
IBM
22 Apr 2008
101113

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86 with XEN     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLES 10

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  SLES 10 for x86
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 10
  Windows 2003 Server R2
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for Windows 2003
  SLES 10 for x86
    Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 10

Product Description
* Features up to two high-performance Dual-Core or Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processors * 1GB standard memory per blade * Two Gigabit Ethernet controllers standard, with load balancing and failover features, up to twelve Ethernet ports per blade optional

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:6
BIOS:1.11
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor L5420 2.50 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:PCI Express X1
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  73.4GB 10K 2.5 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.5


Config Notes
Windows Server 2003 R2 : Virtual Machine used the Virtual Machine Driver Pack (VMDP) which can be downloaded from the following URL: http://download.novell.com


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708S NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 142444
Checksum: 20120a49b8ac02c0b62608ca562bda2c

LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 36136
Checksum: 6dd8cd00c364614eb96f1da3e084f199

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 282956
Checksum: 30583d3acb547010951fd988b65fdf87


The term YES CERTIFIED applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. Components including LAN adapters, host bus adapters and other individually YES CERTIFIED components may be exchanged for other YES CERTIFIED components. For more information on swapping YES CERTIFIED components, please access the following web page:

http://developer.novell.com/devres/system/policy/exchange.htm

For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

IBM
For support regarding this specific configuration, please visit:
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