System x3650 (7979-BFx)
Network Server
IBM
28 May 2010
132154

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLES 11


Product Description
For constrained data center environments, the IBM® System x3650 offers unprecedented performance and reliability. The x3650 delivers rack-dense, quad-core computing power, an impressive 12 DIMM memory design and super-efficient network communication.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:8
BIOS:GGE146BUS - 1.17
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X5450 3.0 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:6 USB Ports
Serial
3 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:6 IBM  36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS hot-swap HDD 26K5656 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
USB Keyboard:Cybex® AutoView Commander™ KVM w/PS2-to-USB
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.6.0-21.1


Config Notes
1) Hard Disk Configuration: RAID 5.
2) Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708C NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 11-May-2010File Size: 118712
Checksum: dc7c0ab134f3f66c340e909af907e3db

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 11-May-2010File Size: 46680
Checksum: 9edd963ec0c6663ada9302c9e0837535

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 11-May-2010File Size: 141912
Checksum: 9f4526791a1870944e851616d2c6f140

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 29-Mar-2010File Size: 720064
Checksum: 392237aeb0878c4fe6de3c5728a9c319


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
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