PowerEdge R905 / 4 AMD Six-Core Opteron™ 2435 2.60 GHz
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
30 Jul 2009
126374

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 Dell™ PowerEdge™ R905 is designed for architected performance and streamlined virtualization deployment. It’s fine-tuned to provide virtualization performance with an ideal formula of processor technology, memory capacity, and I/O scalability. Featuring up to 2x the memory and I/O scalability of the previous generation standard 4U 4-socket servers, the PowerEdge R905 helps remove the barriers to running memory and I/O-bound applications. Dell’s approach to optimization emphasizes energy efficiency at every level of the infrastructure. Boasting high energy-efficient power supplies and memory, the PowerEdge R905 is designed for businesses that want a combination of virtualization performance and low energy consumption.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:A01
BIOS:4.0.3
CPU:4 AMD  Six-Core AMD Opteron™ 2435 2.60 GHz
RAM:32 GB
Bus Type:Serial
5 USB Ports
2 PCI Express X8
5 PCI Express X4
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Dell  Integrated PERC 6/i RAID Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Broadcom®  HT1100 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  Medalist ST33240A , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:TSST  TS-L463A CDRW DVD , Serial ATA (SATA)
USB Floppy:Teac FD-05PUB
USB Keyboard:Dell SK-8110
USB Mouse:Dell M071KC
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.21


Config Notes
Power Management: System/Processor does not support dynamic frequency scaling.


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708S NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 221144
Checksum: 26941fd52033e24c7438772fff3bb30f

Dell  Integrated PERC 6/i RAID Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 61600
Checksum: bab3c4c2869a5e0f98f513de69e6721c

Broadcom®  HT1100
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: generic.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 25544
Checksum: cf3945502b69031fb766393ff21f1514

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 21-Apr-2008File Size: 304640
Checksum: 4532b0e93d2ab5a98ae54beefd43e51d


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:

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