Sun Fire X4600 M2
Network Server
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
07 Apr 2009

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

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server Support Pack 2 

Product Description
Please see for more information.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:501-7638-05
CPU:4 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 8389 2.9 GHz
RAM:256 GB
Bus Type:4 PCI Express X8
2 PCI Express X4
2 64-bit/100MHz PCI-X
4 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  Mach64
Host Bus Adapter:NVIDIA®  NFORCE-CK804 , IDE
LSI Logic®  LSI SAS 1064 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:Seagate®  ST973401SS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Panasonic  CD-RW CW-8124-B , IDE
USB Keyboard:Dell USB Keyboard
USB Mouse:Sun Microsystems 3-button Mouse
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.6

Config Notes
1) The serial port operates at 9600 baud and was unable to be tested, therefore it is not supported.
2) SLES-9-SP4 (x86_64): System was tested with rev 315 kernel update to solve low memory issues. This update is available from or standard online update methods.

Adapters and Drivers
4 Intel®  82546EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 26-Nov-2008File Size: 339952
Checksum: ca3b50ae090604ef9700cc8af413cc5f

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: AMD IDE
File Date: 26-Nov-2008File Size: 1883996
Checksum: 1cdd51c7f126a6b7260e1e4a5c0f60ac

LSI Logic®  LSI SAS 1064
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 27-Nov-2008File Size: 49456
Checksum: 60096bfff45bd8b4309a778ea17e0c35

ATI®  Mach64
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: ati_drv.o
File Date: 17-Oct-2007File Size: 68669
Checksum: 0c3cbc805149d9086a40bb96d17f1c52

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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