PowerEdge M905 / 4 AMD Six-Core Opteron™ 8435 2.60 GHz
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
30 Jul 2009
126379

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™ M905’s exceptional I/O capacity is enhanced by its ability to deliver highly available, fully redundant I/O to the system motherboard on all three fabrics. This is critically important in data centers where high availability and redundancy are a must. Memory is one of the critical components for heavy virtualization and high-end database needs. Dell’s new full-height 4-socket M905 Blade Server delivers 24 DIMM slots to provide truly impressive memory capacity, up to 192GB. The Dell PowerEdge M905 Blade Server is designed to increase the overall efficiency and performance of your data management infrastructure by delivering tremendous system resources in a blade form factor.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:A00
BIOS:2.0.2
CPU:4 AMD  Six-Core AMD Opteron™ 8435 2.60 GHz
RAM:64 GB
Bus Type:3 USB Ports
2 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Dell  Integrated SAS 6/iR Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST973402SS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
USB Keyboard:Dell SK-8110
USB Mouse:M-SAW-34
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.21


Config Notes
Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.


Adapters and Drivers
4 Broadcom®  NetXtreme 5709s Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 221144
Checksum: 26941fd52033e24c7438772fff3bb30f

Broadcom®  Integrated 5709c NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 221144
Checksum: 26941fd52033e24c7438772fff3bb30f

Dell  Integrated SAS 6/iR Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 68096
Checksum: 355892f7619a44126ab381c00956cdc3

ATI®  ES1000

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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