System x3500 (7977-12x)
Network Server
IBM
08 Dec 2008
103794

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 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-life platform with 24-month availability, the x3500 minimizes deployment and support concerns.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:Refresh 5 Planar
BIOS:SPE168AUS - 1.68
CPU:2 Intel®  Dual-Core Xeon® Processor 5050 3.00 GHz
RAM:16 GB
Bus Type:Serial
Parallel Port
4 USB Ports
3 PCI Express X8
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
32-bit/33MHz PCI
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 Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.6

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.


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: B57.LAN
File Date: 01-Feb-2007File Size: 192464
Checksum:

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: IDEATA.HAM
File Date: 05-May-2007File Size: 106728
Checksum:

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

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