eServer BladeCenter HS21 (8853-G3x)
Network Server
IBM
31 Mar 2009
124474

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 11 for x86


Product Description
* Features up to two high-performance Dual-Core or Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processors * 1GB standard memory per blade * Two Gigabit Ethernet controllers standard, with load balancing and failover features, up to twelve Ethernet ports per blade optional

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:6
BIOS:BCE137BUS-1.14
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5420 2.50 GHz
RAM:9 GB
Bus Type:PCI Express X1
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  73.4GB 10K 2.5 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.16


Config Notes

Referenced Bulletins
123628

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708S NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 185028
Checksum: 7167ced0f73fb67282fe8b1944f7fd5a

LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 68796
Checksum: a3aebcbf2e2e8f2e4e20c693f2fbc312

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 25-Feb-2009File Size: 574040
Checksum: 46d5e45a3889d793b71ba18cc3470c0e


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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