PowerEdge 2900 / 2 Intel® Dual-Core Xeon® 5160 3.0 GHz
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
17 Mar 2010
131451

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
Dell’s Innovative 9th Generation PowerEdge Servers: Through innovative hardware design, software commonality and continued focus on fewer system updates, Dell’s 9th generation PowerEdge servers help reduce the complexity involved in managing data, whether you are a large enterprise or a small business. Featuring the Intel® Xeon® 5160 processor, the 9th generation PowerEdge servers offer the power and performance you expect from Dell. The Dell PowerEdge 2900 server is designed to deliver exceptional performance in a tower chassis or a 5U rackable option with dual core processor, Fully Buffered Dimm memory technology and Serial Attached SCSI hard drives. It also supports twelve memory slots for 48GB of memory capacity for memory-intense workloads and applications.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:A00
BIOS:2.6.1
CPU:2 Intel®  Dual-Core Xeon® Processor 5160 3.00 GHz
RAM:16 GB
Bus Type:2 64-bit PCI-X
3 PCI Express X4
PCI Express X8
Serial
6 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 631xESB / 632xESB ICH , IDE
Dell  Integrated SAS 5/i Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:Western Digital®  WD RE2 WD5000YS , Serial ATA (SATA)
6 Maxtor®  Atlas 10K V 300 GB SCA , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:Samsung®  SC-148A , IDE
Floppy Type:1.44
USB Keyboard:Cybex® AutoView Commander™ KVM w/StarTech PS2-to-USB
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.5.0-0.30


Config Notes
1) Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.
2) Hard Disk Configuration: RAID0 and RAID5.


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

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

Dell  Integrated SAS 5/i 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: 22-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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