VMware ESXi 4.0 U2
Network Server
VMware, Inc.
04 Oct 2010
133771

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 11 for x86
  SP:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 11     Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 3 for SLES 10     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 11     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86
  SP:  Service Pack 3 for SLES 10     Arch:  32     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
VMware ESXi is a complete, scalable and robust virtualization platform, designed to reduce capital and operation costs and maximizes IT efficiency while giving you agility through automation and the freedom of to choose applications, Novell® OS and hardware.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Virtual Machine
Mother Board Revision:Host Platform: Intel® 440BX Desktop Reference Platform / Motherboard Rev B0
BIOS:PhoenixBIOS 4.00 Release 6.0
CPU:Intel®  Xeon® Processor E5640 2.66 GHz
RAM:Host Platform: 24 GB / SLES 10 SP3 and SLES 11 SP1 VM's: 4 GB each
Bus Type:Serial
PCI Express X8
Parallel Port
Video Adapter:VMware®  Virtual SVGA II
Host Bus Adapter:VMware®  Virtual SCSI LSI Logic Device for SUSE Linux , SCSI
VMware®  Virtual IDE Device for SUSE Linux , IDE
Hard Disk Drive:VMware®  Virtual Hard Disk rev:1.0 (SCSI) , SCSI
VMware®  Virtual disk rev:1.0 (IDE) , IDE
CD/DVD:VMware®  Virtual IDE CDR10 , IDE
VMware®  Virtual IDE CDR00 1.00 , IDE
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.6.0-34.1


Config Notes
1) VMware Tools for Linux installed and can be downloaded from the following locations: SLES 10 - http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/4.1/sles10/index.html, SLES 11 - http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/4.1/sles11sp1/index.html. These modules are not PLDP compliant.
2) VMware guest OS installation information can be found at: http://www.vmware.com/pdf/GuestOS_guide.pdf. VMware Tools information can be found at: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/340 and http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1014294.

Referenced Bulletins
133732

Adapters and Drivers
VMware®  e1000 virtual LAN adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 182200
Checksum: ce3f26869dfac74d65a830efc22116c9

Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 298840
Checksum: 807194b810e47194c53061332ab91fe7

VMware®  Virtual LAN Device 0
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: vmxnet.ko
File Date: 29-Jul-2010File Size: 26756
Checksum: 11298888c0a4cc4de42dfdd6b1dc7221

VMware®  Virtual SCSI LSI Logic Device for SUSE Linux
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptspi.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 36176
Checksum: 3d3fcd2a485837d54a302b3ae95f5b7d

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptspi.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 27880
Checksum: 7859f06a6d90873a83228122788e4df2

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptspi.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 47080

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptspi.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 47080

VMware®  Virtual IDE Device for SUSE Linux
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 35152
Checksum: 0a75c8949fad26ec33a9e6907c42b6fb

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 35152
Checksum: 0a75c8949fad26ec33a9e6907c42b6fb

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 46680
Checksum: 02ccb110f6b9828baf0c7a9e8544bcb0

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ide-generic.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 2476
Checksum: 0c198f07da31b444465568e5c87419b3

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 05-Sep-2009File Size: 18028
Checksum: 00aac05cd8becfcd200c2bd528c58fda

VMware®  Virtual SVGA II
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: vmware_drv.so
File Date: 29-Jul-2010File Size: 45640
Checksum: e5f29a878a0cd8018900050939bb8c62

Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: vmware_drv.so
File Date: 02-Sep-2010File Size: 54165
Checksum: 106e9812376c770ea49289f53a8725e7

Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: vmware_drv.so
File Date: 02-Sep-2010File Size: 17209

Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: vmware_drv.so
File Date: 05-Aug-2010File Size: 10368

Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: vmware_drv.so
File Date: 17-Aug-2010File Size: 53984

Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: vmware_drv.so
File Date: 09-May-2010File Size: 53528

Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: vmware_drv.so
File Date: 02-Sep-2010File Size: 64565


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:

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