System x3850 M2 (7141-2Rx)
Network Server
IBM
24 Mar 2009
124026

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T® with XEN

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows 2003 Server R2
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for Windows 2003     Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SLES 11 for x86
    Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SLES 11 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
Built on the next generation of IBM X-Architecture® servers, the IBM System x3850 M2 takes performance, efficiency and reliability to the next level. Featuring an unmatched combination of x86 performance and scalability with a balanced design, the x3850 M2 delivers unrivaled reliability, providing confidence in your IT solution deployments. An easy upgrade path provides the necessary flexibility to deliver an optimized solution for scale-up database, enterprise applications and server consolidation through virtualization services.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:A3E148AUS - 1.07
CPU:4 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E7320 2.13 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:7 PCI Express X8
5 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  SAS1078-IR , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 82801GR ICH7R , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  73.4 GB 15K RPM SAS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:HLDS  HL-DT-STCD-RW/DVD DRIVE GCC-T10N , IDE
USB Floppy:IBM
USB Keyboard:IBM
USB Mouse:IBM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.17


Config Notes
#1. Drives are in a RAID 0 configuration.
#2. 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
114270

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated 5709c NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 09-Feb-2009File Size: 207328
Checksum: 94b1e10596bc55a09492eb454052e6f1

LSI Logic®  SAS1078-IR
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 09-Feb-2009File Size: 52504
Checksum: 3212ac0aab912eea85d24fc860e226fe

Intel®  Integrated 82801GR ICH7R
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 09-Feb-2009File Size: 37888
Checksum: 75aaa1c61adc740fadf35e654bd6720c

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 13-Jan-2009File Size: 605728
Checksum: 59b603fa8fc7426523a81378da0c7953


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
For support regarding this specific configuration, please visit:
www.ibm.com