System x3650 (7979-BFx)
Network Server
IBM
21 Oct 2010
133969

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


Product Description
For constrained data center environments, the IBM® System x3650 offers unprecedented performance and reliability. The x3650 delivers rack-dense, quad-core computing power, an impressive 12 DIMM memory design and super-efficient network communication.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:8
BIOS:GGE146BUS - 1.17
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor L5420 2.50 GHz
RAM:8 GB
Bus Type:6 USB Ports
Serial
3 PCI Express X8
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 631xESB / 632xESB ICH , IDE
IBM  ServeRAID 8k , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Hard Disk Drive:6 IBM  36.4GB 10K 2.5" SAS hot-swap HDD 26K5656 , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:LG  GCC-4244N , IDE
USB Keyboard:Cybex® AutoView Commander™ KVM w/PS2-to-USB
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.6.0-34.1


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


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM5708C NetXtreme II GbE controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: bnx2.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 96068
Checksum: 0699df220c6b4b217af00bde5584fb35

Intel®  Integrated 631xESB / 632xESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 36488
Checksum: 71be0740159edb0adc2351a454525632

IBM  ServeRAID 8k
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: aacraid.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 103620
Checksum: fb792ab795d60d22ed5f8e6353f1c1ce

ATI®  ES1000
Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: radeon_drv.so
File Date: 12-Apr-2010File Size: 674136
Checksum: 2c1bac9b82e02cca2d9e3bc2c8f1ff29


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
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