System x3500 (7977-Q4x)
Network Server
IBM
07 Jan 2010
131050

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
The IBM System x3500 delivers unprecedented performance and reliability for demanding distributed environments that rely on 24x7 availability of mission-critical applications. With up to eight-core processor performance at lower power consumption per core, the x3500 offers leading-edge capacity and high-speed I/O scalability. A long-life platform with 24-month availability, the x3500 minimizes deployment and support concerns.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:6
BIOS:SPE169AUS-1.69
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X5460 3.16 GHz
RAM:20 GB
Bus Type:32-bit/33MHz PCI
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
2 PCI Express X8
PCI Express X4
Serial
4 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 631xESB / 632xESB ICH , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  73.4GB 15K 3.5 SAS Hot-swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
3 IBM  146GB 15K 3.5" SAS Hot-Swap HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:HLDS  GSA-H10N , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.5.0-0.30


Config Notes
Hard Disk Configuration: RAID1 and RAID5


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 169144
Checksum: a3ebd88d01cd4445c1ffb46f0e5f0d00

Intel®  Integrated 631xESB / 632xESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 35152
Checksum: 0a75c8949fad26ec33a9e6907c42b6fb

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

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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