Sun Fire X4275
Network Server
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
16 May 2009
125488

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

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows Server 2008
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SLES 10 for x86
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10     Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SLES 11 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
The Sun Fire X4275 is a compute and storage server for powering multimedia streaming applications and data warehousing applications. It can cut your storage cost to less than $1/GB and deliver exceptional digital streaming performance. Plus, optional Solid State Drives can speed data warehousing queries. Key Features: Rack-optimized (2RU) x64 server; Two Intel® Xeon® processors, Intel HyperThreading, and 18 memory DIMMs for maximum memory of 144GB; Twelve 3.5-inch drive bays that can support SAS or SATA Hard Disk Drives or Solid State Drives for a storage capacity of up to 12 TB today (and 24 TB in the near future); 48 lanes of PCIe 2.0 via 6 PCIe 2.0 Low Profile Slots; Comprehensive and easy-to-use system management and monitoring built into every system.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:P1.Last
BIOS:07013803
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® Processor X5560 2.80 GHz
RAM:72 GB
Bus Type:3 USB Ports
6 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ASPEED  AST2000
Host Bus Adapter:Sun  SGXPCIESAS-R-INT-Z , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST3450856SS Cheetah 15K.6 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
USB Keyboard:American Megatrends Inc. Virtual Keyboard and Mouse
USB Mouse:American Megatrends Inc. Virtual Keyboard and Mouse
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.21


Config Notes
1) General purpose serial port functionality is not provided by the hardware. Therefore the serial port is supported only for accessing the ILOM and the serial port certification test has been waived.
2) Install: OS Installed using ILOM Virtual CD/DVD and the SLES-11-DVD-x86_64-GM-DVD1.iso ISO image.

Referenced Bulletins
125337

Adapters and Drivers
4 Intel®  Intel(R) 82575EB Gigabit Network Connection
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: igb.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 116216
Checksum: 20acf909a146e85ce07528dc0e2b107e

Sun  SGXPCIESAS-R-INT-Z
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 125640
Checksum: d57d854d9cdaa0b8b3fadc832c51c726

ASPEED  AST2000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: swrast_dri.so
File Date: 24-Feb-2009File Size: 2263056
Checksum: 40a094654e152214f99275ca56b4f860

Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: ast_drv.so
File Date: 25-Feb-2009File Size: 56064
Checksum: f3fc78f7eaf33809681be68203b4379a


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:

Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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