NovaScale Blade B260
Network Server
BULL
19 May 2008
101360

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

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server 2 


Product Description
The NovaScale® B260 server enriches Bull’s current 2-socket offer. This NovaScale Blade server supports Intel® Xeon® series 5300 and 5400 processors, as well as Low Voltage versions for an even further optimized performance per watt. This NovaScale Blade server, provides an excellent scalability and upgrade path to the NovaScale B280 while preserving previous investments. It takes benefit from Bull NovaScale Master Management Suite for Blade Series which enables enterprises to lower the total cost of ownership. For further support please visit http://support.bull.com/ols/product/platforms/ns/uline/blade

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:1
BIOS:BCE112CUS -- 1.02
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5320 1.86 GHz
RAM:5120 MB
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  36GB Non Hot-Swap 2.5" SFF SAS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:IBM  BladeCenter USB CD-ROM , USB
Floppy Type:USB 1.44
USB Floppy:IBM FlashBuster
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28


Config Notes

Referenced Bulletins
90231

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708S NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 149760
Checksum: e90a2296e3a1edb2a0d9a7bc65555dbe

LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 45640
Checksum: 41d89da73dcae7c1ecc81cf879232219

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_dri.so
File Date: 20-Sep-2006File Size: 2178256


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:

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