System x3250 M2 (4194-64x)
Network Server
IBM
24 Apr 2008
101152

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T® with XEN     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLES 10

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  SLES 10 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10
  Windows 2003 Server R2
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for Windows 2003
  SLES 10 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Paravirtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10

Product Description
The IBM System x3250 M2 is a 1U, single-socket server with power consumption, noise reduction and space optimizations that make it perfect for any business looking for a reliable, compact workgroup or departmental server that consumes low power, can be dedicated to a single application, and is priced right for your budget—now and in the future. Ideal applications include: File and print, e-mail and collaboration, Web serving, security, branch office and OEM applications.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:M9E131AUS - 1.31
CPU:Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X3320 2.50 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:4 USB Ports
2 PCI Express X8
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  SAS1064E-IR , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 82801IR ICH9R , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  73.4GB 10K 2.5 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:HLDS  HL-DT-STCD-RW/DVD DRIVE GCC-T10N , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.5


Config Notes
#1. 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
#2. Drives are in a RAID 0 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
101007

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5722 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 143608
Checksum: daaeec28cf5150784d4d36382a01a071

Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5703 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 143608
Checksum: daaeec28cf5150784d4d36382a01a071

LSI Logic®  SAS1064E-IR
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 40896
Checksum: 3ccb32081eab5ea92a8b2116be5a4d5b

Intel®  Integrated 82801IR ICH9R
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 31424
Checksum: 8432041decb752a776360ea2c92b54ab

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 304784
Checksum: dfc38037d6edc16b3e52bd238dc2d041


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:
www.ibm.com