System x3400 (7973/7974-2Bx)
Network Server
IBM
28 Jun 2010
132879

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®  Dual-Core Xeon® Processor E5205 1.86 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:4 USB Ports
2 Serial
Parallel Port
32-bit/33MHz PCI
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
3 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  160 GB SATA 7.2k simple-swap HDD , Serial ATA (SATA)
CD/DVD:HLDS  GSA-H40N , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.6.0-34.1


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


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Controller [BCM5721]
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 196776
Checksum: 95a2600742be897aff5bff041657a5c4

Intel®  Intel® PRO/1000 MT Server Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 183872
Checksum: bfac6d2660e00b111dc4b765ffa9e3c9

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 46680
Checksum: d023f0afd755d8755871ba7f8b63c70a

IBM  ServeRAID 8k-L
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 143392
Checksum: 34e0e371a60792e16ef8982b1df4fcb3

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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