Express5800/R120A-2
Network Server
NEC Corporation
24 Sep 2009
128022

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86 with XEN     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLES 10

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows 2003 Server R2
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for Windows 2003     Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SLES 10 for x86
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10     Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SLES 10 for x86
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10     Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized

Product Description
Express5800/R120a-2 is a dual-socket compact server that delivers energy expenditure reduction for medium to large businesses, along with greater performance and ease of remote management in a space-saving 2U rack form factor for the continuous operation in business critical environments.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:S10
BIOS:1C08
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® Processor X5570 2.93 GHz
RAM:12 GB
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X4
3 PCI Express X8
Serial
4 USB Ports
Video Adapter:Matrox®  Millennium G200 SE
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  MegaRAID® SAS 8708EM2 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 82801JIB ICH10 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:3 Hitachi GST  Ultrastar hus153014vls300 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Teac®  DV-28SL , Serial ATA (SATA)
USB Floppy:TEAC FD-05PUB
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.21


Config Notes
1) Windows Server 2003: Virtual Machine used the Virtual Machine Driver Pack (VMDP) which can be downloaded from the following URL: http://download.novell.com
2) SLE10SP2 update kernel 60-0.34 and xen patchset 16718_18 were installed for testing. Update packages for SLES 10 SP2 have been added to resolve the XEN install issues for SLES 10 SP2 fully virtualized Virtual Machine. The updates can be downloaded from http://download.novell.com.
3) The LAN driver used during testing was installed from the following rpms: intel-igb-1.3.19.3-1.i586.rpm and intel-igb-kmp-xenpae-1.3.19.3_2.6.16.60_0.21-1.i586.rpm. These drivers can be downloaded and installed after the SLES install. To obtain the driver go to: http://forgeftp.novell.com/driver-process/pub/update/Intel/sle10sp2/ptf/common/i586/


Adapters and Drivers
2 Intel®  82576EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: igb.ko
File Date: 27-Mar-2009File Size: 123539
Checksum: fa95ae9bbb05a68c1011822c7fd8f5fa

LSI Logic®  MegaRAID® SAS 8708EM2
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 40260
Checksum: 3e11e5f9e3bc8bb37e4835645b7bcc12

Intel®  Integrated 82801JIB ICH10
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 42608
Checksum: 919af26e1ee3dfa0c4b9bf55754211a2

Matrox®  Millennium G200 SE
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: mga_drv.so
File Date: 22-Apr-2008File Size: 168056
Checksum: abfd71e5a2afcf3d8fb605b7b462617c


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
1-10 Nissin-cho, Fuchu-shi
Tokyo   183-8501
JAPAN
Voice: (+81) 42 333 1324
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