eServer BladeCenter HS21 (8853-H1x)
Network Server
IBM
27 Apr 2009
124965

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

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  SLES 11 for x86
    Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SLES 11 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  Windows Server 2008
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

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:BSE137BUS-1.14
CPU:2 Intel®  Dual-Core Xeon® Processor 5148 LV 2.33 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 6.4.0-0.15


Config Notes
Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.
All FV guests were configured with PV drivers.

Referenced Bulletins
104841

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708S NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 27-Jan-2009File Size: 207328
Checksum: 29672e33154a792c39d4c20c27c3e7dc

LSI Logic®  SAS1064E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 27-Jan-2009File Size: 89744
Checksum: 42f377a499b4fa7de90596576e380b76

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
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