HP ProLiant BL685c G7 Twelve Core 2.2GHz
Network Server
Hewlett Packard Company
30 Jun 2010

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 10

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server 2 Support Pack 2 

Product Description
For more information, please visit http://www.hp.com/go/proliantlinux.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision: G7
CPU:4 AMD  Twelve-Core Opteron™ 6174 2.2 GHz
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X4
3 PCI Express X8
3 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:HP  Smart Array P410i , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:HP  MSA500G2 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Floppy Type:NONE
Test Kit:Partner certified 1.1

Config Notes
Updated PLDP-compliant NIC driver obtained from driver kit at http://drivers.suse.com/hp/HP-ProLiant-BL685c-G7/sle10-sp3 .
Install method: USB-DVD-ROM

Adapters and Drivers
2 HP  NC551i Dual Port 10GB Network Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: be2net.ko
File Date: 12-Jun-2010File Size: 77935
Checksum: d7bb7c76367f6c51b59c29b668211538

HP  Smart Array P410i
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: cciss.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 92464
Checksum: 42c9e6fa0309a9c5e603f02ab3e61a3c

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 54572
Checksum: 2b8dfd4d17fb26964ba4126c3d67d108

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: atiixp.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 24420
Checksum: 4f0676821a319b6d814321228769cd6c

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 17-Mar-2008File Size: 283804
Checksum: 54e340ac765f3dcceb97d352ece9f560

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:


For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

Hewlett Packard Company
Industry Standard Server Division
20555 SH249
Houston , TX   77070
Website: http://www.hp.com/workstations

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