PowerEdge R905 / 4 AMD Opteron™ 8354 2.20 GHz
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
21 Feb 2010
131368

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™ R905 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 the previous generation standard 4U 4-socket servers, the PowerEdge R905 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 R905 is designed for businesses that want a combination of virtualization performance and low energy consumption.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:A01
BIOS:4.1.1
CPU:4 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 8354 2.2 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:5 PCI Express X4
2 PCI Express X8
4 USB Ports
Serial
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Broadcom®  HT1100 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Dell  Integrated PERC 6/i RAID Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST973402SS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:TSST  TS-L333A , Serial ATA (SATA)
USB Floppy:TEAC FD-05PUB
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

Broadcom®  HT1100
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_svw.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 30440
Checksum: 44becf800a87f6381546e334dfa061b1

Dell  Integrated PERC 6/i RAID Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 69320
Checksum: 9da425a767b07bf7252b8901709bc351

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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