PowerEdge R905 / 4 AMD Six-Core Opteron™ 2435 2.60 GHz
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
30 Jul 2009
126376

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


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:Broadcom®  HT1100 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Dell  Integrated PERC 6/i RAID Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST3320613AS Barracuda® 7200.11 320-GB , 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


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (5708S)
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 206512
Checksum: f4d8b8a5474d621ba540f64cdc5df58c

Broadcom®  HT1100
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_generic.ko
File Date: 27-Jan-2009File Size: 12176
Checksum: 3e5a483d9046974e3493e6adf44675ad

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_svw.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 12552
Checksum: 1a31769003a355fb13eead56707b97aa

Dell  Integrated PERC 6/i RAID Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 52504
Checksum: 759f46f9d1e9f6f78cd97907efc0ff27

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:

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