Sun Blade X6240 Server Module
Network Server
Oracle America Inc.
28 Jul 2010
133174

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®     Service Pack 4 for SUSE® SLES 9

Other Products:
  Novell® Open Enterprise Server Support Pack 2 


Product Description
Oracle's Sun Blade X6240 Server Module is the first two-socket AMD Opteron™ (quad-core) blade for use in the Sun Blade 6000 and 6048 Modular Systems. A fast, reliable, and expandable x64 blade server that runs Novell® SLES® 9, the Sun Blade X6240 Server Module is a key component in standardizing your infrastructure, helping to lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and simplifying data center management, all without compromise. Powered by two AMD Opteron™ (Quad-Core) processors, up to 6 (x8) and 2 (x4) PCIe Interfaces, and up to 128 GB of DDR2 system memory, the Sun Blade X6240 Server Module provides the compute power and I/O expandability required to meet your needs now and into the future.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:P2.2
BIOS:1.10
CPU:2 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 2384 2.70GHz
RAM:128 GB
Bus Type:5 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ASPEED  AST2000
Host Bus Adapter:Sun  STK RAID REM , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:4 Seagate®  ST914602SSUN146G , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.3.0-0.6


Config Notes
1) General purpose serial port functionality is not provided by the hardware. Therefore the serial port is supported only for accessing the ILOM and the serial port certification test has been waived.
2) SLES-9-SP4 (x86_64): System was tested with rev 312 kernel update to solve low memory issues. This update is available from support.novell.com or standard online update methods.
3) Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.

Referenced Bulletins
104862

Adapters and Drivers
2 Intel®  Integrated 82575EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: igb.ko
File Date: 09-Jun-2008File Size: 166760
Checksum: 2d0cdc4d76af9923c2a9bf6a8a14895f

Sun  STK RAID REM
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 09-Jun-2008File Size: 152344
Checksum: e6498060fa344f3b580e75067df84451

ASPEED  AST2000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: fbdev_drv.o
File Date: 17-Oct-2007File Size: 21730
Checksum: 892d10e181c934ae74fd8a48bcefdc22


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:

Oracle America Inc.
500 Oracle Parkway
Redwood Shores , CA   94065