System x3650 (7979-B6x)
Network Server
IBM
03 Dec 2009
130877

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 10

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server 2 Support Pack 2 


Product Description
For constrained data center environments, the IBM System x3650 offers unprecedented performance and reliability. The x3650 delivers rack-dense, quad-core computing power, an impressive 12 DIMM memory design and super-efficient network communication.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1
BIOS:GGE145AUS - 1.16
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5450 3.0 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X8
6 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  26K5840 36.4GB 15K 3.5 SAS Hot-Swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
USB Keyboard:Belkin PS2 to USB KVM
USB Mouse:Belkin PS2 to USB KVM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.5.0-0.30


Config Notes
1) Hard Disk Configuration: RAID 5
2) Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708C NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 210128
Checksum: 9f462115ad67e89b17221676e67ef9fc

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 132200
Checksum: fc7b3b4951079b8e1e654908f3b8aaa7

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 45928
Checksum: a52e876adcd5e3c2c13ade06e300a3cf

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 21-Apr-2008File Size: 304640
Checksum: 4532b0e93d2ab5a98ae54beefd43e51d


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:

IBM
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