Sun Blade™ X8440 Server Module
Network Server
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
29 Jan 2009
104565

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     Service Pack 4 for SUSE® SLES 9


Product Description
Sun's Sun Blade™ X8440 Server Module: A fast, reliable, and expandable two or four-way x64 server that runs SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server for x86_64. The Sun Blade X8440 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 either two or four (multi-core) AMD Opteron processors, 6 (x8) PCIe interfaces, and up to 128GB of DDR-2 system memory the Sun Blade X8440 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:P1.0B
BIOS:04031800
CPU:4 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 8222 3.0 GHz
RAM:128 GB
Bus Type:6 PCI Express X8
2 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:QLogic  QLE2462: 4Gbps Dual Port Fibre Channel to PCI-Express HBA , FibreChannel
LSI Logic®  LSI SAS 1064 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Emulex Corporation  LPE11002 , FibreChannel
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST973402SS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device:Sun  StorEdge 3510
Floppy Type:Diskless
USB Keyboard:ACER KB2971
USB Mouse:ACER MS.SBJ01
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.1.0-0.28


Config Notes
1) The SLES install was performed using a network install method.
2) General purpose serial port functionality is not provided by the hardware. Therefore the serial port is supported only for accessing the ILOM and the serial port certification test has been waived.


Adapters and Drivers
6 Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 EB Network Connection with I/0 Acceleration
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 339952
Checksum: db01fc589d718edb6a38ad69babda0d6

QLogic  QLE2462: 4Gbps Dual Port Fibre Channel to PCI-Express HBA
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: qla2400.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 225208
Checksum: 49d743bb5dfd44def0ca586a58d55708

LSI Logic®  LSI SAS 1064
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 49456
Checksum: aa5d1ad1858de6de4d9ab5799d45c3e9

Emulex Corporation  LPE11002
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: lpfc.ko
File Date: 10-Dec-2007File Size: 363064
Checksum: 8448645a9c19b40f85f898bc160b9faf

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_dri.so
File Date: 17-Oct-2007File Size: 1743645
Checksum: 7e7a55169a4c55a98acc6d65464d50b8


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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