Sun Blade X6440 Server Module
Network Server
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
22 May 2009
125659

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


Product Description
Sun's Sun Blade X6440 Server Module is the first four-socket AMD Opteron™ (quad-core) blade for use in the Sun Blade 6000 and 6048 Modular Systems. A fast, reliable, and expandable x64 blade server that runs SLES 11, the Sun Blade X6440 Server Module is a key component in standardizing your infrastructure, helping to lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and simplifying data center management, all without compromise. Powered by four AMD Opteron (quad-core) processors, up to 6 (x8) and 2 (x4) PCIe Interfaces, and up to 256GB of DDR2 system memory (when 8GB DIMMs are available), the Sun Blade X6440 Server Module provides the compute power and I/O expandability required to meet your needs now and into the future.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:P2.1
BIOS:1.14
CPU:4 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 8356 2.3 GHz
RAM:256 GB
Bus Type:5 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ASPEED  AST2000
Host Bus Adapter:Sun  STK RAID REM , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 Seagate®  ST914602SSUN146G , Serial SCSI (SAS)
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 via virtual USB CD/DVD drive attached to ILOM.


Adapters and Drivers
2 Intel®  Integrated 82575EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: igb.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 116120
Checksum: 384f7df9f6046f20813724fd8b777e72

Sun  STK RAID REM
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 125048
Checksum: ab226fa93f734e300dfd1cdf1ff0a0a3

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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Santa Clara , CA   95054
Voice: 1-650-960-1300
Website: www.sun.com