System x3250 M2 (4190/4194-84x)
Network Server
IBM
07 Jan 2010
131061

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86 with XEN     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 10

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows Server 2008
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SLES 10 for x86
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 3 for SLES 10     Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SLES 10 for x86
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 3 for SLES 10     Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized

Product Description
The IBM System x3250 M2 is a single-socket server with power consumption, noise reduction and space optimizations that make it perfect for any business looking for a reliable, compact workgroup or departmental server. It can be dedicated to a single application, and is priced right for your budget.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:5
BIOS:M9E144AUS-1.44
CPU:Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X3360 2.83 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X8
4 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID-MR10i , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 82801IB ICH9 , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  73 GB 10k 2.5 Hot-Swap SAS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:HLDS  CD-RW/DVD DRIVE GCC-T10N , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.5.0-0.30


Config Notes
All FV guests were tested with PV drivers installed. The SLE10SP3 drivers are included with SLE10SP3. The Windows 2008 drivers are available from http://download.novell.com.
Hard Disk Configuration: RAID5


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5703 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 152132
Checksum: 2abed6df378dba18390b509b6de9f6de

Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5722 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 152132
Checksum: 2abed6df378dba18390b509b6de9f6de

IBM  ServeRAID-MR10i
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 46736
Checksum: de9e5006a2dab34690ebabe213069af7

Intel®  Integrated 82801IB ICH9
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 26912
Checksum: 8f2e25cad7b9a6fd46f015e11b956686

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 17-Mar-2008File Size: 283804
Checksum: 54e340ac765f3dcceb97d352ece9f560


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
For support regarding this specific configuration, please visit:
www.ibm.com