SGI® Octane™ III OC3-10TY9
Network Server
SGI
14 Oct 2009
130453

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
SGI® Octane III OC3-10TY9 takes high performance computing out of the data center and puts it at the deskside. It combines the immense power and performance capabilities of a high-performance cluster with the portability and usability of a workstation to enable a new era of personal innovation in strategic science, research, development and visualization. Octane III accelerates time-to-results for over 50 HPC applications and supports the Intel® processor to capitalize on high levels of performance, flexibility and scalability. Pre-configured with system software.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Pedestal
Mother Board Revision:1.02
BIOS:AMI 080015 03/11/2009
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® Processor X5570 2.93 GHz
RAM:48 GB
Bus Type:2 USB Ports
Serial
PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:Matrox®  MGA G200e
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801JDO (ICH10) , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:Seagate®  Barracuda® ES.2 ST3750330NS , Serial ATA (SATA)
Floppy Type:NONE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.21


Config Notes
1) The kernel used is 2.6.16.60-034-smp, the LAN driver (igb) is installed from a driver kit which is available at: http://forgetftp.novell.com/sgi/SGI-Altix-XE/sles10-sp2/install-readme.html
2) Install: OS Installed via USB DVD Drive.

Referenced Bulletins
124842

Adapters and Drivers
Matrox®  MGA G200e
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: fbdev_drv.so
File Date: 21-Apr-2008File Size: 23984
Checksum: 51cc22089119a901912f6dec9ae0c1f4

2 Intel®  82576 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: igb.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 185777
Checksum: a0de58bdf91ec9168bc8c03039bb8c86

Intel®  Integrated 82801JDO (ICH10)
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 62472
Checksum: 97c052c6639708435bc852ccf3a945b1


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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