VMware ESX 4.1 U2
Network Server
VMware, Inc.
21 Nov 2011
136409

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Desktop 11 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 11     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Desktop 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 4 for SLES 10     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Desktop 10 for x86
  SP:  Service Pack 4 for SLES 10     Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
VMware ESX is a complete, scalable and robust virtualization platform. Designed to reduce capital and operation costs. Maximizes IT efficiency while giving you agility through automation and the freedom to choose applications, SUSE® Linux Enterprise OS and hardware.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Virtual Machine
Mother Board Revision:Intel 440 BX Desktop Reference Platform/ Motherboard Rev B0
BIOS:PhoenixBIOS 4.00 Release 6.0
CPU:2 AMD  Quad-Core Opteron™ Model 8356 2.3 GHz
RAM:Host Platform: 128 GB / VM Guests: 25 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
CD/DVD:VMware®  Virtual IDE CDROM Drive , IDE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 7.0-81.1


Config Notes
1) VMware Tools information can be found at: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/340 and http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1014294
2) VMware guest OS installation information can be found at: http://www.vmware.com/pdf/GuestOS_guide.pdf
3) VMware Tools for SUSE Linux Enterprise were installed during testing and can be downloaded from the following locations: SLES10 - http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/4.1u2/sles10/index.html , SLES11 - http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/4.1u2/sles11/index.html. These modules are not PLDP compliant.


Adapters and Drivers
VMware®  e1000 virtual LAN adapter
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 18-Mar-2011File Size: 220976
Checksum: 04400c6d66a8d1ab9bda63c489e5d965

Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 18-Mar-2011File Size: 298816
Checksum: 0e3c342a7285e5b1a68082eb15ca5716

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: 20-May-2010File Size: 139492
Checksum: 2a7f3ee0b193da7544297f74e1c6e21f

VMware®  Virtual SCSI LSI Logic Device for SUSE Linux
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptspi.ko
File Date: 18-Mar-2011File Size: 40448
Checksum: 530f9e40abd567859d6b4bb9c7829ee1

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: 18-Mar-2011File Size: 47408
Checksum: 27b22faad9cda2df6783ac4dbbf2e06f

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptspi.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 27632

VMware®  Virtual IDE Device for SUSE Linux
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ata_piix.ko
File Date: 20-May-2010File Size: 36488
Checksum: 71be0740159edb0adc2351a454525632

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

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 18-Mar-2011File Size: 35152
Checksum: 625fb25c90dc12d6ebe70ee66ba8f631

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 18-Mar-2011File Size: 30316
Checksum: 0cbf5205da8fb7600347c99b90848a7f

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: 09-May-2010File Size: 52020
Checksum: 615a1cf6cc7d4d42e2ee15816fdf23ab

Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: vmware_drv.so
File Date: 09-May-2010File Size: 53528
Checksum: 66b4993cf8873ddae178a3bbe9fa5b7c

Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: vmware_drv.so
File Date: 30-Sep-2010File Size: 10368

Driver Type: Video DriverFile Name: vmware_drv.so
File Date: 17-Aug-2010File Size: 5516

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


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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