NEC Express5800/A1160
Network Server
NEC Corporation
08 Sep 2009
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YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T® with XEN

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  SLES 11 for x86
    Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SLES 11 for x86
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SLES 11 for AMD64 & EM64T
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
NEC Express5800/A1160 and A1040 offer enterprise-class scalability with a building block structure. This modular design allows servers to be stacked in a rack to meet increasing demands of business-critical applications. The A1160, A1040 models allow IT managers to start small with minimal expense and scale up seamlessly to four nodes. With high availability technology for uninterrupted operations, this server is an ideal platform for mission-critical applications.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1
BIOS:2.01.151
CPU:16 Intel®  Xeon® Processor X7460 2.66 GHz
RAM:512 GB
Bus Type:24 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 631xESB / 632xESB ICH , IDE
QLogic  QLE2462 4-Gbps Fibre Channel to PCI Express , FibreChannel
QLogic  QLE2460 4-Gbps Fibre Channel to PCI Express , FibreChannel
LSI Logic®  LSI SAS3442E-R , Serial SCSI (SAS)
LSI Logic®  MegaRAID SAS 8880EM2 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
LSI Logic®  MegaRAID SAS 8708ELP , Serial SCSI (SAS)
LSI Logic®  LSI22320SE , SCSI
2 Emulex Corporation  LPE11002 , FibreChannel
Emulex Corporation  LPE1150 , FibreChannel
Emulex Corporation  LPe12002 , FibreChannel
Emulex Corporation  LPe12000 , FibreChannel
QLogic  QLE4062C - Storage Adapter , iSCSI
Hard Disk Drive:FSC  MAS3367NC , SCSI
3 Fujitsu  MBC2073RC , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Fujitsu  MBA3073RC , Serial SCSI (SAS)
2 Fujitsu  MAX3073RC , Serial SCSI (SAS)
6 Seagate®  ST336753FC , FibreChannel
2 HP  DF146BB6C2 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device:EMC  Symmetrix / DMX
CD/DVD:Matsushita  UJ-840S DVDRW , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.21


Config Notes
1) The following Xen hypervisor boot parameters are required: dom0_mem=1024M xenheap_megabytes=64
2) The pci:use_crs kernel parameter is required.

Referenced Bulletins
126164

Adapters and Drivers
Neterion Inc.  Xframe® E SR
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: s2io.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 117952
Checksum: 109c9e98a793fe4e686e7af169d40498

QLogic  QLE4062C
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: qla3xxx.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 62664
Checksum: b3cbb6de1a84f01aae4c061beaf1373f

4 Intel®  Integrated Intel 82563EB LAN
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 174800
Checksum: ab2e223c4e5de50c70075f064166573b

Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 PT Quad Port LP Server Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 174800
Checksum: ab2e223c4e5de50c70075f064166573b

Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 PF Dual Port Server Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 174800
Checksum: ab2e223c4e5de50c70075f064166573b

Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 174800
Checksum: ab2e223c4e5de50c70075f064166573b

Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 PF Server Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 174800
Checksum: ab2e223c4e5de50c70075f064166573b

2 Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 174800
Checksum: ab2e223c4e5de50c70075f064166573b

Intel®  Integrated 631xESB / 632xESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 37888
Checksum: f61b4d99290f0e0787976ed38fd5ba04

QLogic  QLE2462 4-Gbps Fibre Channel to PCI Express
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: qla2xxx.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 322416
Checksum: 22b3c80456815cad5e233c44d0e78000

QLogic  QLE2460 4-Gbps Fibre Channel to PCI Express
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: qla2xxx.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 322416
Checksum: 22b3c80456815cad5e233c44d0e78000

LSI Logic®  LSI SAS3442E-R
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 89744
Checksum: 65d34d5b30f4572b988ebc8df936d5e6

LSI Logic®  MegaRAID SAS 8880EM2
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 52504
Checksum: e42e63adbf355f5d3a37a3c6a609ac9f

LSI Logic®  MegaRAID SAS 8708ELP
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 52504
Checksum: e42e63adbf355f5d3a37a3c6a609ac9f

LSI Logic®  LSI22320SE
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptspi.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 32680
Checksum: 1fd2396b36a18cdaa3afcc16a2862277

2 Emulex Corporation  LPE11002
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: lpfc.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 576368
Checksum: 9fd71327043fc20fb1c061a36a74f86c

Emulex Corporation  LPE1150
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: lpfc.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 576368
Checksum: 9fd71327043fc20fb1c061a36a74f86c

Emulex Corporation  LPe12002
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: lpfc.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 576368
Checksum: 9fd71327043fc20fb1c061a36a74f86c

Emulex Corporation  LPe12000
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: lpfc.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 576368
Checksum: 9fd71327043fc20fb1c061a36a74f86c

QLogic  QLE4062C - Storage Adapter
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: qla4xxx.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 1999809

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:

NEC Corporation
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Tokyo   183-8501
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Voice: (+81) 42 333 1324
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