Sun Fire X4250
Network Server
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
11 Jul 2008
101978

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 Sun Fire X4250 server, powered by Quad-Core Intel Xeon processors, is an addition to the Sun Fire X4150 product line to include a 2-socket 2 rack unit Enterprise server. The Sun Fire X4250 server beats all others in terms of disk capacity, as well as performance, expandability, and energy efficiency for Windows, solaris, Linux, and VMware applications.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:P1.Last
BIOS:1ADQWF06
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X5460 3.16 GHz
RAM:64 GB
Bus Type:5 USB Ports
6 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ASPEED  AST2000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6311 ESB ICH , Serial ATA (SATA)
Sun  STK RAID REM , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:16 Seagate®  ST914602SSUN146G , Serial SCSI (SAS)
USB Keyboard:Sun Type 7
USB Mouse:Sun Type 7
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28


Config Notes


Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 187976
Checksum: c946d5c12bcbf04e0e4a43c730cfd6cc

Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 EB Network Connection with I/O Acceleration
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 187976
Checksum: c946d5c12bcbf04e0e4a43c730cfd6cc

Intel®  Integrated 6311 ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 35072
Checksum: 50afaf27507907da31b2636bef0c7bc7

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 53792
Checksum: d329fd9a9d071f1fb5f86e1af3e0b172

Sun  STK RAID REM
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 18-May-2007File Size: 110144
Checksum: 6e844c6e99a8c1fc111db3a8cfc506b3

ASPEED  AST2000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: ast_drv.so
File Date: 20-Apr-2007File Size: 48848
Checksum: 961da68dd77aec00e7fbb8d59559f136


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:

Sun Microsystems, Inc.
4150 Network Circle
Santa Clara , CA   95054
Voice: 1-650-960-1300
Website: www.sun.com