System x3655 (7943-52x)
Network Server
IBM
20 Aug 2008
102321

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     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:2
BIOS:C9E110AUS - 1.00
CPU:2 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 2356 2.3 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
102307

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: 195808
Checksum: 2021804c9f364d4192ea25b69dd7233e

Broadcom®  HT1000 Legacy IDE controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: pata_serverworks.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 33504
Checksum: a7857ed684daf12b655e1d6b552cc04f

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_svw.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 30160
Checksum: 7bbc3a333c3625ce48ce39626b4c0550

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 152160
Checksum: 03e36ea2b6a5547554840cac50bd4d65

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.o
File Date: 17-Oct-2007File Size: 195112
Checksum: e440314b7b7e603e652462f6dcde7e27


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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