NovaScale R460 E2
Network Server
BULL
06 Nov 2009
130643

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T® 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:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SLES 10 for AMD64 & EM64T
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
The Bull NovaScale R460 E2 is designed to deliver scalable performance to small/medium businesses, remote workgroups, and service providers seeking Web application hosting or a network infrastructure server. With an Intel® Xeon® X5570 (Nehalem) multi-core processor, this new chipset implements the 64-bit extensions and Virtualization Technology thus providing investment protection.

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-28S , Serial ATA (SATA)
USB Floppy:TEAC FD-05PUB
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-igb-1.3.19.3-1.x86_64.rpm and intel-igb-kmp-xen-1.3.19.3_2.6.16.60_0.21-1.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/sle10sp2/ptf/common/x86_64/

Referenced Bulletins
126549

Adapters and Drivers
2 Intel®  82576 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: igb.ko
File Date: 27-Mar-2009File Size: 146659
Checksum: 3f9b31e73244a194c06a045278b84f3e

LSI Logic®  MegaRAID® SAS 8708EM2
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 49688
Checksum: a8e8d4cdd911426a430f63f9e922c039

Intel®  Integrated 82801JIB ICH10
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 49904
Checksum: a5a9a091e6a1cdb0d8db586611ed3011

Matrox®  Millennium G200 SE
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: mga_drv.so
File Date: 21-Apr-2008File Size: 165064
Checksum: 4072f3706cb61431213df9e289bbf93b


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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