Sun Fire X4270
Network Server
Oracle America Inc.
23 Sep 2010
133651

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T® with XEN     Service Pack 2 for SUSE® SLES 10

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows Server 2008
    Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SLES 10 for x86
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10     Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Paravirtualized
  SLES 10 for AMD64 & EM64T
  Support Pack:  Service Pack 2 for SLES 10     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
The X4270 is the most capable virtualization server in its class. It has a lot of high-capacity memory, I/O, and storage in a 2RU size. Its virtualization capabilities are comparable to a four-processor, 4RU system and can save on cost, energy, and space. Key Features: Rack-optimized (2RU) x64 server; One or two Intel Xeon processor 5500 series, Intel HyperThreading, and 18 memory DIMMs; Six PCI Express 2.0 slots and Multiple 2.5-inch drive bays that can support SAS Hard Disk Drives or Solid State Drives; Comprehensive and easy-to-use system management and monitoring built into every system.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:P1.Last
BIOS:07013803
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® Processor X5570 2.93 GHz
RAM:72 GB
Bus Type:5 USB Ports
6 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ASPEED  AST2000
Host Bus Adapter:Sun  SGXPCIESAS-R-INT-Z , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST9146802SS , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:TSST  TS-T633A , USB
USB Keyboard:American Megatrends Inc. Virtual Keyboard and Mouse
USB Mouse:American Megatrends Inc. Virtual Keyboard and Mouse
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.4.0-0.21


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) PXE Boot, OS Installed via Network.

Referenced Bulletins
125042

Adapters and Drivers
4 Intel®  82575EB Gigabit Network Connection
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: igb.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 128576
Checksum: 34064587b58b1868a0798a34fddb18e4

Sun  SGXPCIESAS-R-INT-Z
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 06-May-2008File Size: 112360
Checksum: b02cc6063eb59ec844144b8d25d437e5

ASPEED  AST2000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: ast_drv.so
File Date: 21-Apr-2008File Size: 49080
Checksum: cc27bbc39f5b8aef80382c7e0398b0cb


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
Website: www.Oracle.com