System x3655 (7943-52x)
Network Server
IBM
30 Jul 2008
102128

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     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:2 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 2356 2.3 GHz
RAM:32 GB
Bus Type:PCI Express X16
3 PCI Express X8
6 USB Ports
Serial
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.


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: 221144
Checksum: 26941fd52033e24c7438772fff3bb30f

Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_svw.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 30008
Checksum: d180bb9f5e7d54aecbb6483c6f8674c6

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: serverworks.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 29848
Checksum: 125945e12d9757a7163802dc4ea2dd4d

IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 123736
Checksum: f039541659e9edc97043e5e3a57bae78

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 21-Apr-2008File Size: 304640
Checksum: 4532b0e93d2ab5a98ae54beefd43e51d


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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