System x3400 (7976-JBx)
Network Server
IBM
02 Jun 2010
132245

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

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows Server 2008
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SLES 11 for x86
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 11     Arch:  32     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SLES 11 for AMD64 & EM64T
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 11     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
The IBM System x3400 is an excellent low-cost solution for growing businesses or branch offices that rely on 24x7 availability and mission-critical applications. Optional features let you configure a server customized for your needs—from basic file-and-print to a robust, mission-critical application server—saving you time and money.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:5
BIOS:SPE169AUS - 1.69
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor E5420 2.50 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:Parallel Port
2 Serial
4 USB Ports
3 PCI Express X8
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
32-Bit PCI
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , Serial ATA (SATA)
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:3 IBM  250 GB 3.5" Hot-Swap SATA II , Serial ATA (SATA)
CD/DVD:HLDS  GSA-H40N , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.6.0-17.1


Config Notes
1) Hard Disk Configuration: RAID 5.
2) Power Management: System/Processor does not support dynamic CPU frequency scaling.
3) All FV guests were tested with PV drivers installed. The SLE11SP1 drivers are included with SLE11SP1. The Windows 2008 drivers are available from http://download.novell.com.
4) Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.

Referenced Bulletins
132113

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Controller [BCM5721]
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 28-Apr-2010File Size: 196776
Checksum: 0bf0bbdd3fe2c2105730f389620d6305

Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 28-Apr-2010File Size: 196776
Checksum: 0bf0bbdd3fe2c2105730f389620d6305

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 28-Apr-2010File Size: 46680
Checksum: 22425f1e1c9b207424d300c594504023

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 28-Apr-2010File Size: 143296
Checksum: d24dd1533f7a14b464de7025709aeb51

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
For support regarding this specific configuration, please visit:
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