System x3250 M2 (4194-15x)
Network Server
IBM
05 May 2008
101209

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     Service Pack 4 for SUSE® SLES 9


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:Pass 4 Planar
BIOS:M9E131AUS v1.31
CPU:Intel®  Celeron® Processor 440 2.00 Ghz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X8
4 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801IB ICH9 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  160 GB SATA 7.2k simple-swap HDD , Serial ATA (SATA)
CD/DVD:Matsushita  UJDA780 DVD/CDRW , IDE
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.2.1-0.1


Config Notes
SLES-9-SP4 (x86_64): System was tested with rev 311 kernel update to solve low memory issue. This update is available from support.novell.com or standard online update methods.


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5703 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 148080
Checksum: 275ada5b983d202b1cbd73dc0dd6bcbb

Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5722 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 148080
Checksum: 275ada5b983d202b1cbd73dc0dd6bcbb

Intel®  Integrated 82801IB ICH9
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 25632
Checksum: c367c1d7d0028ac4a3441c16850843a4

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: no_video_drv.so
File Date: 07-Apr-2007File Size: 0
Checksum:


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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