PowerEdge M905 / 4 AMD Opteron™ 8347 HE 1.90 GHz
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
07 Feb 2010
131273

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™ M905’s exceptional I/O capacity is enhanced by its ability to deliver highly available, fully redundant I/O to the system motherboard on all three fabrics. This is critically important in data centers where high availability and redundancy are a must. Memory is one of the critical components for heavy virtualization and high-end database needs. Dell’s new full-height 4-socket M905 Blade Server delivers 24 DIMM slots to provide truly impressive memory capacity, up to 192GB. The Dell PowerEdge M905 Blade Server is designed to increase the overall efficiency and performance of your data management infrastructure by delivering tremendous system resources in a blade form factor.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:A00
BIOS:2.3.1
CPU:4 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 8347 HE 1.9 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:3 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Dell  Integrated SAS 6/iR Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST9146802SS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Teac®  CD-210PU , USB
USB Keyboard:Dell Avocent iKVM module for the M1000e enclosure
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.5.0-0.30


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


Adapters and Drivers
4 Broadcom®  Integrated 5709s NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 210128
Checksum: 9f462115ad67e89b17221676e67ef9fc

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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