ThinkPad R500
Lenovo Group Limited
07 Jan 2009

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Desktop 10 for x86     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLED 10

Product Description
ThinkPad R500 2716-31U

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Laptop
Mother Board Revision:2716-31U
BIOS:7YET33WW (1.03)
CPU:Intel®  Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T9400 @2.53GHz
Bus Type:1394 Firewire
3 USB Ports
Video Adapter:Intel®  Mobile Intel GMA4500MHD
Desktop Effect Enabled:No
Power Management:Yes
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  ICH9M E-SATA AHCI Controller , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:Fujitsu  MHZ2160BH , Serial ATA (SATA)
CD/DVD:Matsushita  DVD-RAM UJ870A , Serial ATA (SATA)
Floppy Type:NONE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.6

Config Notes
1) The WLAN driver used during testing was installed from the following rpm's: intel-iwlwifi-kmp-smp-1.3.27_2.6.16.60_0.21-0.i586.rpm and intel-iwl5000-ucode-5.4.A.11-2.1.noarch.rpm. These drivers can be downloaded and installed after the SLED install. To obtain the driver go to:
2) Desktop Effects: Graphics driver/adapter does not support desktop effects.

Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Ultimate N WiFi Link 5300
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: iwlagn.ko
File Date: 02-Dec-2008File Size: 144882
Checksum: 098f7cbf7d2ab9e9cc425e5a0aea13d4

Intel®  82567LM Gigabit Ethernet
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 126908
Checksum: 3784f099d04a54151d048210d694b99c

Intel®  ICH9M E-SATA AHCI Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 41040
Checksum: 767b644136d904075de92ea0ca681ac1

Intel®  Mobile Intel GMA4500MHD
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name:
File Date: 22-Apr-2008File Size: 18328
Checksum: 57f8381d876d1d46b1306a2e881dfe75

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:

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Bei Jing
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