Sun Ultra 27 Workstation
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
26 May 2009

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

Product Description
The Sun Ultra 27 Workstation, Sun's third workstation based on the Intel Architecture, demonstrates Sun's committment to delivering one of the most compelling technical workstations in the industry. 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 using the Intel® Xeon® W3570 Processor. Within a tower form-factor, the Sun Ultra 27 Workstation supports Novell® SLED 11 on fast processor speeds, fast memory, and only 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:8 USB Ports
32-bit/33MHz PCI
PCI Express X1
2 PCI Express X8
2 PCI Express X16
2 1394 Firewire
Video Adapter:NVIDIA®  Quadro® FX 5800
Desktop Effect Enabled:No
Power Management:Yes
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801JR (ICH10R) , 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 6.4.0-0.21

Config Notes
1) Desktop Effects: Graphics driver/adapter does not support desktop effects.

Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 PT Desktop Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 173960
Checksum: 44b0d2cccdf9984610922b80b59a0772

Intel®  82567LM Gigabit Ethernet
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 173960
Checksum: 44b0d2cccdf9984610922b80b59a0772

Intel®  Integrated 82801JR (ICH10R)
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 57264
Checksum: e8a95d74b2f76b30706e49b9f192fa60

NVIDIA®  Quadro® FX 5800
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name:
File Date: 25-Feb-2009File Size: 28136
Checksum: ec06ff15b3bf839e0751913c04aa513f

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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