System x3655 (7943-34x)
Network Server
IBM
15 Aug 2008
102287

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 4 for SUSE® SLES 9


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:3
BIOS:C9E110AUS - 1.00
CPU:2 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 2352 2.1 GHz
RAM:32 GB
Bus Type:Serial
6 USB Ports
PCI Express X16
3 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 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
#1. Drives are in a RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
102207

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5706C)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 176996
Checksum: d141df82ff950ca3a5e3f086379238e9

Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: pata_serverworks.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 28472
Checksum: 4112346bbd8b8decfe0b0a24d21c8377

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_svw.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 26888
Checksum: 75cd5b8de75b2dc16ffc4fec40b2e3c7

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 114124
Checksum: 81d76ab1438992db58421c05ccd2cc13

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.o
File Date: 17-Oct-2007File Size: 148812
Checksum: bab97d94e768e70302095785a71aa3f7


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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