eServer BladeCenter LS41 (7972-8BU)
Network Server
IBM
26 May 2009
125681

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 11 for x86
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SLES 11 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
* Features up to four high-performance, AMD Dual-Core Opteron processors * Up to two internal SAS hard disk drives * 2GB standard/64GB maximum memory per blade * Two TOE-enabled Gigabit Ethernet controllers standard, with load-balancing and failover features * Expansion capabilities for Fibre Channel, Ethernet, Myrinet and InfiniBand

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:3
BIOS:BAE151AUS-1.08
CPU:4 AMD  Dual-Core Opteron™ Model 8222 3.0 GHz
RAM:16 GB
Bus Type:64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  SAS1064 PCI-X Fusion-MPT , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  73.4GB 10K 2.5 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.21


Config Notes
All FV guests were configured with PV drivers.


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5706c)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 207328
Checksum: 3024a231374e877d9e549e8e281363d9

LSI Logic®  SAS1064 PCI-X Fusion-MPT
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 89744
Checksum: 65d34d5b30f4572b988ebc8df936d5e6

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 25-Feb-2009File Size: 605728
Checksum: 7206f6384c3ece573e2f36326d02bf0d


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
For support regarding this specific configuration, please visit:
www.ibm.com