Sun Blade X6440
Network Server
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
05 Jan 2009
104227

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLES 10


Product Description
Sun's Sun Blade X6440 Server Module is the first four-socket AMD Opteron (quad-core) blade for use in the Sun Blade 6000 and 6048 Modular Systems. A fast, reliable, and expandable x64 blade server that runs SLES 10, the Sun Blade X6440 Server Module is a key component in standardizing your infrastructure, helping to lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and simplifying data center management, all without compromise. Powered by four AMD Opteron (quad-core) processors, up to 6 (x8) and 2 (x4) PCIe Interfaces, and up to 256GB of DDR2 system memory (when 8GB DIMMs are available), the Sun Blade X6440 Server Module provides the compute power and I/O expandability required to meet your needs now and into the future.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:P1.Last
BIOS:0.25
CPU:4 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 8356 2.3 GHz
RAM:128 GB
Bus Type:5 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ASPEED  AST2000
Host Bus Adapter:NVIDIA®  MCP55 Pro , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:Unigen  UGB30SDC16H0 , CompactFlash
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.6


Config Notes


Adapters and Drivers
2 Intel®  Integrated 82575EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: igb.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 142672
Checksum: 0f6255089e73f2720091eedfd1bbbb16

NVIDIA®  MCP55 Pro
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: amd74xx.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 41264
Checksum: 8c54c589adcfaee17a6deaaef25ef7cb

ASPEED  AST2000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: ast_drv.so
File Date: 21-Apr-2008File Size: 49080
Checksum: cc27bbc39f5b8aef80382c7e0398b0cb


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:

Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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