System x3500 (7977-Q4x)
Network Server
IBM
01 Dec 2008
103694

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 IBM System x3500 delivers unprecedented performance and reliability for demanding distributed environments that rely on 24x7 availability of mission-critical applications. With up to eight-core processor performance at lower power consumption per core, the x3500 offers leading-edge capacity and high-speed I/O scalability. A long

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:Refresh 5 Planar
BIOS:SPE168AUS - 1.68
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X5460 3.16 GHz
RAM:16 GB
Bus Type:2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
32-bit/33MHz PCI
3 PCI Express X8
4 USB Ports
Parallel Port
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  146GB 15K 3.5" SAS Hot-Swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:HLDS  GSA-H10N , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.6


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


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 166288
Checksum: 261ce4e2aa8b7a3f83d9d9244c43c51e

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: PIIX IDE
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 1879217
Checksum: 21edd1863c1ac8594cecac3b71ceba52

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:

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