PowerEdge R805 / 2 AMD Opteron™ 2356 2.30 GHz
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
27 Jan 2010
131198

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 Dell™ PowerEdge™ R805 is designed for architected performance and streamlined virtualization deployment. It’s fine-tuned to provide virtualization performance with an ideal formula of processor technology, memory capacity, and I/O scalability. Featuring up to 2X the memory and I/O scalability of previous generation standard 2U 2-socket servers, the PowerEdge R805 helps remove the barriers to running memory and I/O-bound applications. Dell’s approach to optimization emphasizes energy efficiency at every level of the infrastructure. Boasting high energy-efficient power supplies and memory, the PowerEdge R805 is designed for businesses that want a combination of virtualization performance and low energy consumption.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:A00
BIOS:4.1.0
CPU:2 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 2356 2.3 GHz
RAM:4 GB
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X8
2 PCI Express X4
4 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:NVIDIA®  MCP55 Pro , Serial ATA (SATA)
Dell  Integrated SAS 6/iR Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Fujitsu  MHW2080BK , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Teac®  DV-28SV , Serial ATA (SATA)
USB Keyboard:Cybex® AutoView Commander™ KVM w/StarTech PS2 to USB
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.5.0-0.30


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


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

NVIDIA®  MCP55 Pro
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_nv.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 48456
Checksum: 920a7e2c21e7b1f47726e124f6bda16b

Dell  Integrated SAS 6/iR Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptsas.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 88496
Checksum: 6008f1ab475edc8ffc35a67a6d71c096

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:

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