System x3655 (7943-52x)
Network Server
IBM
12 Sep 2008
102594

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  NetWare® 6.5     Support Pack 7 for NetWare® 6.5

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server 2 


Product Description
The IBM System x3655 provides you the confidence to deploy business applications that can help you get to market faster, build better products and better understand your customers. These applications require memory-intensive performance, and the x3655 delivers. With features such as quad-core processors, 16 available DIMMs with up to 64 GB of DDR II memory and robust I/O, customers can configure to meet their needs. And IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™ delivers advanced control to help monitor power usage and achieve decreased infrastructure power and cooling costs. Grow your compute power without growing your data center. Keep it simple and protect your data with light path diagnostics, hot-swap and redundant components and the optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II SlimLine. With the x3655, leverage AMD Opteron™ processor performance and IBM reliability to help improve your competitiveness. Select configurations of the x3655 are part of the IBM Express Portfolio™, designed and priced to meet the needs of mid-sized businesses. Reliable and easy to manage, Express models/configurations vary by country.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:2.0
BIOS:C9E110AUS - 1.00
CPU:2 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 2356 2.3 GHz
RAM:32 GB
Bus Type:6 USB Ports
Serial
PCI Express X16
3 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
ServerWorks  HT-2100 HyperTransport™ SystemI/O™ Controller , IDE
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

Product File Specifications
PSM Driver:
File Name: ACPIDRV.PSMFile Version: 1.5
File Date: 16-Jan-2007File Size: 38029
Checksum: 1.5
File URL:

Config Notes
#1. Drives are in a RAID 5 configuration.

Referenced Bulletins
102559

Adapters and Drivers
ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: NO_VIDEO.NLM
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 10
Checksum:

2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5706C)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: BX2.LAN
File Date: 30-Apr-2007File Size: 329072
Checksum:

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: AACRAID.HAM
File Date: 24-Apr-2006File Size: 88715
Checksum:

ServerWorks  HT-2100 HyperTransport™ SystemI/O™ Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: IDEATA.HAM
File Date: 05-May-2007File Size: 106728
Checksum:


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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