System x3655 (7943-34x)
Network Server
IBM
29 Jul 2008
102118

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLES 10


Product Description
The x3655 provides quad-core performance at an entry-level price. With features such as low-cost processors, 16 available DIMMs with up to 64 GB of DDR II memory, and robust I/O, customers can configure to meet their needs. Leverage AMD Opteron™ processor performance and IBM reliability to help improve your competitiveness. Also, the 16 available DIMMs allows customers to scale memory incrementally as needed, lowering total cost of ownership (TCO) for customers. Several models come standard with lower-cost SATA hard disk drives, further decreasing TCO.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:Pass 3
BIOS:C9E110AUS - 1.00
CPU:AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 2352 2.1 GHz
RAM:32 GB
Bus Type:3 PCI Express X8
PCI Express X16
Serial
6 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS hot-swap HDD 26K5656 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.6


Config Notes
Drives are in a RAID 0 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
102112

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5706c)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 204056
Checksum: 662b819116a90f86f2558650e309f059

Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_svw.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 26952
Checksum: 909a0aeb4d108fd2e214c5deeba5bce4

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 26976
Checksum: 840ffeb297a16115761f548f5b3918cc

IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 95816
Checksum: 626d912d773740874e80140a317844d4

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 17-Mar-2008File Size: 283804
Checksum: 54e340ac765f3dcceb97d352ece9f560


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
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