eServer zSeries z990 (2084)
Network Server
09 Jun 2008

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for IBM zSeries®     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLES 10

Product Description
SLE-10-s390x-SP2 on a z990 with up to 32 processors

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:zSeries Platform
Mother Board Revision:n/a
CPU:IBM  zSeries processor running 64 bit mode
RAM:256 MB
Bus Type:zSeries
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  SCSI/FCP , FibreChannel
IBM  Ficon Express2 , FibreChannel
IBM  Ficon Express , FibreChannel
IBM  Escon , FibreChannel
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  SCSI/FCP Disk Storage Device , FibreChannel
2 IBM  ECKD DASD Storage Device , FibreChannel
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.6

Config Notes
Refer to zSeries Hints&Tips for optimizing your setup.
For VM guest setup:
For all other aspects:
System uses 256 MB minimum memory and supports up to max addressable memory assigned per guest.

Adapters and Drivers
IBM  OSA-Express
IBM  OSA-Express2
IBM  Ficon Express2
IBM  Ficon Express
IBM  Escon

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