S3420GPLX
Network Server
Intel Corporation
14 Oct 2009
130457

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
This system uses the Intel® S3420GP server motherboard, with the Intel® Xeon® X3470 CPU and S3420 PCH chipset. The memory controller is combined in CPU, PCH as is the IO Hub. It uses a normal ATX form factor Server Board.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:E51974-401
BIOS:S3420GP.86B.01.00.0027
CPU:Intel®  Xeon® Processor X3470 2.93 GHz
RAM:32 GB
Bus Type:PCI Express X1
2 PCI Express X4
2 PCI Express X8
2 Serial
9 USB Ports
32-Bit PCI
Video Adapter:ServerEngines™  Integrated Pilot II Controller
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  3420 Chipset , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:Western Digital®  WD2500YS 250 GB SATA , Serial ATA (SATA)
CD/DVD:TSST  TS-L333A , Serial ATA (SATA)
USB Keyboard:IBM KU-0225
USB Mouse:IBM M028UOL
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.21


Config Notes
The LAN driver used during testing was installed from the following rpms: intel-e1000e-1.0.2.5-1.x86_64.rpm and intel-e1000e-kmp-xen-1.0.2.5_2.6.27.19_5-1.x86_64.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/sle11/ptf/common/x86_64/


Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  82578 GbE PHY
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 30-Jun-2009File Size: 216224
Checksum: 67fe9922e65e6275aab966f5aae86144

Intel®  82574L Gigabit Ethernet
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000e.ko
File Date: 30-Jun-2009File Size: 216224
Checksum: 67fe9922e65e6275aab966f5aae86144

Intel®  3420 Chipset
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 28-Feb-2009File Size: 57408
Checksum: 77b893fc069b3d4c58a4f4733023804b

ServerEngines™  Integrated Pilot II Controller
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: mga_drv.so
File Date: 13-Jan-2009File Size: 195712
Checksum: aa323e9b7243810830f170a73c0337cf


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:

Intel Corporation
Columbia Design Center
100 Center Point Circle, Suite 200
Columbia , SC   29210
Voice: 803-216-2100
Website: www.intel.com