ProLiant™ BL685c G5 2.7GHz Quad Core
Network Server
Hewlett Packard Company
05 Jan 2009

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 4 for SUSE® SLES 9

Product Description
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Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:G5
BIOS:A08 09/27/2008
CPU:4 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 8384 2.7 GHz
Bus Type:3 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:HP  Smart Array P400i Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 HP  DG146ABAB4 146GB SAS 10K , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.6

Config Notes
PXE Boot, OS installed via Network
SLES-9-SP4 (x86): System was tested with rev 312 kernel update to solve low memory issue. This update is available from or standard online update methods.
Updated drivers are available from HP at the following URL:

Adapters and Drivers
2 HP  NC373i Single Port Multifunction Gigabit
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 09-Jun-2008File Size: 176996
Checksum: 2580e3fe37bb238e098ca3ed74aac1b2

HP  NC326i PCI Express Dual Port Gigabit
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 09-Jun-2008File Size: 143100
Checksum: 0d0da59077493f335a24c18763f207f4

HP  Smart Array P400i Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: cciss.ko
File Date: 09-Jun-2008File Size: 97320
Checksum: 5a26c807e0f227dd249f7cd76b5df107

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.o
File Date: 17-Oct-2007File Size: 148812
Checksum: bab97d94e768e70302095785a71aa3f7

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:

For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

Hewlett Packard Company
Industry Standard Server Division
20555 SH249
Houston , TX   77070