System x3250 M2 (4190/4194-74x)
Network Server
IBM
26 Aug 2010
133473

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 x3250 M2 is a single-socket server with power consumption, noise reduction and space optimizations that make it perfect for any business looking for a reliable, compact workgroup or departmental server. It can be dedicated to a single application, and is priced right for your budget.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:5
BIOS:M9E144AUS-1.44
CPU:Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X3350 2.66 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:4 USB Ports
Serial
2 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  ServeRAID-MR10i , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel®  Integrated 82801IB ICH9 , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:4 IBM  73 GB 10k 2.5 Hot-Swap SAS HDD , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:HLDS  CD-RW/DVD DRIVE GCC-T10N , IDE
USB Keyboard:Belkin® PS2 to USB KVM
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.6.0-34.1


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

Referenced Bulletins
132892

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5722 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 196776
Checksum: 95a2600742be897aff5bff041657a5c4

Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5703 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 196776
Checksum: 95a2600742be897aff5bff041657a5c4

IBM  ServeRAID-MR10i
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: megaraid_sas.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 87304
Checksum: 4b912ce3d71eff482ffc1283bab5c7f0

Intel®  Integrated 82801IB ICH9
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 46680
Checksum: d023f0afd755d8755871ba7f8b63c70a

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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