IBM zEnterprise 196 z196 (2817)
Network Server
18 Oct 2010

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for IBM zSeries®     Service Pack 4 for SUSE® SLES 9

Product Description
SLES-9 SP4-s390x on an IBM® zEnterprise™ System.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:System z Platform
Mother Board Revision:n/a
CPU:2 IBM  System z processor running 64 bit mode
Bus Type:System z
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  SCSI/FCP , SCSI
IBM  Escon , FibreChannel
IBM  Ficon Express4 , FibreChannel
IBM  Ficon Express8 , FibreChannel
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  SCSI/FCP Disk Storage Device , SCSI
IBM  ECKD DASD Storage Device , FibreChannel
IBM  FICON DASD Storage Device , SCSI
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.6.0-34.1

Config Notes
1) For z/VM guest setup:
2) For optimizing your setup:

Adapters and Drivers
IBM  OSA-Express3
IBM  OSA-Express2
IBM  Escon
IBM  Ficon Express4
IBM  Ficon Express8

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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