System x3400 (7975-B2x)
Network Server
IBM
12 Jan 2009
104425

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86 with XEN     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLES 10

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows 2003 Server R2
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for Windows 2003
  SLES 10 for x86
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10
  SLES 10 for x86
    Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized   Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10

Product Description
The IBM System x3400 is an excellent low-cost solution for growing businesses or branch offices that rely on 24x7 availability and mission-critical applications. Optional features let you configure a server customized for your needs—from basic file-and-print to a robust, mission-critical application server—saving you time and money. For small organizations with big plans, the x3400 can grow with you. Deploy an infrastructure with less hardware, that supports the same—or more—applications. Start with a basic configuration and add features and capacity to accommodate your growing business. For branch offices with demanding, complex data transactions, the x3400 offers dual-socket computing power and support for up to eight-core processor performance, making the x3400 an affordable yet robust system. Optional redundant features help maintain business-critical availability and uptime. Select configurations of the x3400 are part of the IBM Express Advantage Portfolio™ designed to meet the needs of mid-sized businesses. Easy to manage, Express models/configurations vary by country.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:Refresh 5 planar
BIOS:SPE168AUS - 1.68
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5310 1.60 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:Serial
Parallel Port
32-bit/33MHz PCI
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
3 PCI Express X8
4 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  73.4 GB 15K RPM SAS 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. Windows Server 2003 R2 : Virtual Machine used the Virtual Machine Driver Pack (VMDP) which can be downloaded from the following URL: http://download.novell.com

Referenced Bulletins
104293

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 143300
Checksum: 8c2d27c111b60cd7f4cb3489e85e1601

Intel®  PRO/1000 PM (82571EB) Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 243016
Checksum: c5a4730e7d05b26515c1b6867f9680a7

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 19928
Checksum: 9d45fa772300921a3593b3c6ed763082

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 93380
Checksum: 65830cb2e69e4ddf2fe15eec53bb9d39

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 17-Mar-2008File Size: 283804
Checksum: 54e340ac765f3dcceb97d352ece9f560


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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