System x3755 (8877-7RY)
Network Server
IBM
11 Aug 2008
102217

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T® with XEN     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLES 10

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows 2003 Server R2
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for Windows 2003
  SLES 10 for x86
    Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10
  SLES 10 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10

Product Description
* 4U rack-optimized system * Up to four AMD® Dual-Core Opteron™ processors Model 8224 (up to 3.2 GHz) * Integrated RAID-0, -1, -10 standard, (RAID-5 optional) * Features optional redundant power and redundant cooling * Seven I/O slots: 4 PCI-Express, 2-PCI-X and 1 HTx

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:3
BIOS:ZYE133AUS-1.13
CPU:4 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 8224 SE 3.2 GHz
RAM:64 GB
Bus Type:PCI Express X16
2 PCI Express X8
PCI Express X4
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
4 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  146 GB 10K HS 3.5" SAS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.6


Config Notes
Windows Server 2003 R2 : Virtual Machine used the Virtual Machine Driver Pack (VMDP) which can be downloaded from the following URL: http://download.novell.com
SLES10-SP2 (x86_64): SLES10 FV guest used the following kernel boot parameters: 'notsc nopmtimer'


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5708c)
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: serverworks.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 29848
Checksum: 125945e12d9757a7163802dc4ea2dd4d

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
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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