SGI® Altix® XE500
Network Server
03 Jun 2009

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLES 10

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server 2 Support Pack 1 

Product Description
SGI® Altix® offer superior performance and efficiency at a breakthrough price point. The combination of advanced Intel® Xeon® processor architecture, backed by SGI's industry- leading service and support, provides customers with exceptional value in the SGI® Altix® XE500 platform.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.01
BIOS:AMI V1.0 05/27/2009
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® Processor X5560 2.80 GHz
Bus Type:6 USB Ports
4 PCI Express X8
3 PCI Express X16
Video Adapter:Matrox®  MGA G200eW
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  MegaRAID SAS 8708ELP , Serial SCSI (SAS)
JMicron Technology Corp.  JMB368 , IDE
Intel®  Integrated 82801JIB ICH10 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST3146854SS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Matsushita  UJDA780 DVD/CDRW , IDE
Floppy Type:NONE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.21

Config Notes
The LAN driver (igb.ko) used was installed from the SGI-Altix-XE CDROM. The driver may also be downloaded and installed after OS installation. To obtain the driver, please see:

Adapters and Drivers
2 Intel®  82576 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: igb.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 185777
Checksum: a0de58bdf91ec9168bc8c03039bb8c86

LSI Logic®  MegaRAID SAS 8708ELP
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 61600
Checksum: bab3c4c2869a5e0f98f513de69e6721c

JMicron Technology Corp.  JMB368
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: pata_jmicron.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 28120
Checksum: 3fc28919f07755f5766835422216ea0b

Intel®  Integrated 82801JIB ICH10
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 62472
Checksum: 97c052c6639708435bc852ccf3a945b1

Matrox®  MGA G200eW
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name:
File Date: 21-Apr-2008File Size: 23984
Checksum: 51cc22089119a901912f6dec9ae0c1f4

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:

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