SurePOS 500 - 4851-514
27 Aug 2010

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Desktop 11 for x86     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLED 11

Other Products:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Point of Service (SLEPOS) 

Product Description
The IBM SurePOS 500 model 514 delivers a combination of style, performance and reliability at a price that will appeal to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) in specialty, food service, hospitality, gas and convenience and other market segments. This economical model features the same elegant, award-winning design as the premier models in the popular IBM SurePOS 500 family, plus cost-saving technologies that make it more affordable for SMBs to own and operate.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:POS
Mother Board Revision:7
CPU:VIA  C3™ 1.20 GHz
RAM:512 MB
Bus Type:4 USB Ports
4 Serial
Video Adapter:VIA  Integrated CLE266 AGP 8X 2D/3D Graphics
Desktop Effect Enabled:No
Power Management:Yes
Host Bus Adapter:VIA  VT6420 SATA Controller , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:Western Digital®  WD400BD , Serial ATA (SATA)
USB Keyboard:Lenovo
USB Mouse:Lenovo
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.6.0-34.1

Config Notes
Install: PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.
Display: Change to /etc/X11/xorg.conf is required before X can load. (1) Boot into console mode using the grub menu (2) Edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf (3) Insert the following parameter under the section "Device" as the last line : Option "ForcePanel"
Desktop Effects: Graphics driver/adapter does not support desktop effects.
Sound: Playback of sound is not supported.
Sound: Recording on an external microphone is not supported on this system.
Power Management: System/Processor does not support dynamic CPU frequency scaling.

Adapters and Drivers
VIA  VT6102 10-100 Fast Ethernet PCI Adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: via-rhine.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 38160
Checksum: 16214d13d419fda0a7f1928e462494f3

VIA  VT6420 SATA Controller
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: sata_via.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 15804
Checksum: 87bc450794145b4cf22acb773e70b9d4

VIA  Integrated CLE266 AGP 8X 2D/3D Graphics
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name:
File Date: 09-May-2010File Size: 245152
Checksum: 851d7d8141b7f54bcc5df81b4653f382

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:

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