Sun Ultra 27 Workstation
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
14 Apr 2009

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Desktop 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLED 10

Product Description
The Sun Ultra 27 Workstation, Sun's third workstation based on the Intel® Architecture, demonstrates Sun's commitment to delivering a compelling technical workstations. Designed to benefit companies with technical desktop computing workloads, the Sun Ultra 27 Workstation offers a powerful desktop compute node at a starting price under $1,000 USD. The Sun Ultra 27 Workstation is an entry-level (one CPU socket) workstation from Sun based on the Intel Xeon® 3570 Processor. Within a tower form-factor, the Sun Ultra 27 Workstation supports SLED10 on the fastest processor speeds available, fastest memory available, and ISV-certified workstation-class graphics accelerators. Above all, the Sun Ultra 27 Workstation meets or exceeds the buying criteria of the discerning workstation professional, at a price-performance ratio not previously available from Sun.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Desktop
Mother Board Revision:P1.Last
CPU:Intel®  Xeon® Processor W3570 3.20 GHz
Bus Type:2 1394 Firewire
8 USB Ports
PCI Express X1
2 PCI Express X8
32-bit/33MHz PCI
2 PCI Express X16
Video Adapter:NVIDIA®  Quadro® FX 5800
Desktop Effect Enabled:No
Power Management:Yes
Host Bus Adapter:2 Intel®  Integrated 82801JIB ICH10 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:4 Hitachi Data Systems  HUA721010KLA330 , Serial ATA (SATA)
USB Keyboard:Sun Type 7
USB Mouse:Sun Type 7
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.6

Config Notes
1) The e1000e.ko LAN driver used during testing was installed from the following rpm: intel-e100e-kmp-smp- This driver can be downloaded and installed after the SLED install. To obtain the driver go to:
2) Desktop Effects: Graphics driver/adapter does not support desktop effects.

Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Integrated 82567LM-2 Gigabit Ethernet
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 02-Jul-2008File Size: 193635
Checksum: c0096c78cd6bc973a6199782e0592dae

2 Intel®  Integrated 82801JIB ICH10
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 62472
Checksum: 97c052c6639708435bc852ccf3a945b1

NVIDIA®  Quadro® FX 5800
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name:
File Date: 21-Apr-2008File Size: 23984
Checksum: 51cc22089119a901912f6dec9ae0c1f4

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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