NovaScale Blade B260+
Network Server
BULL
19 May 2008
101364

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     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 quad-core Intel® Xeon® series 5400. This NovaScale Blade server, provides an excellent scalability 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.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:3
BIOS:1.04
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5450 3.0 GHz
RAM:4 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 6.2.0-0.7


Config Notes

Referenced Bulletins
92380

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708S NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 164232
Checksum: 90377266148d62053daf40e47504591a

LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 53184
Checksum: 1255689342cffe202a242e82e27883f4

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_dri.so
File Date: 20-Sep-2006File Size: 2178256
Checksum: a4ebe7953fef8787e8a02230fd963802


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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