IBM XIV Storage System
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device
08 Jul 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
The IBM XIV™ Storage System is a next-generation high-end open disk storage system. Part of IBM's broad spectrum of system storage and SAN offerings, the XIV Storage System is an innovative, enterprise disk system based on a grid of standard, off-the-shelf hardware components. The IBM XIV system employs a storage architecture designed to provide the highest levels of performance, reliability, and functionality combined with unprecedented ease of management and exceptionally low TCO. Outstanding availability and reliability are delivered through a revolutionary redundancy scheme, enabling automated self healing with exceptionally fast rebuild times. Additionally, software functionality including snapshot capability, thin provisioning, and remote mirroring can help to ease provisioning and protect business data from unexpected outages.

Primary Driver File(s):
File Name: qla2xxx.koFile Version: 8.02.00-k6-S
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 275464
File URL:

Driver Support File(s)

Storage Area Network
Product NameIBM XIV Storage System
Capacity:171.798 GB

Tested Configuration:
Host Bus Adapter:QLogic  QLE2462 4Gbps Dual Port Fibre Channel to PCI Express HBA , Interface: FibreChannel
Test Kit:DiskKit 5.01.29 - 2009-04-01

Config Notes

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