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PowerEdge 8450
Network Server
Dell Computer Corporation
17 Dec 1999
Tested and Approved with the following Novell products:
NDS 8 (Novell Directory Services) NetWare 5
Novell BorderManager(v2.1.0) Support Pack 3a for NetWare 5

Product Description
The 8450 is an Enterprise class, rack-optimized data center server. The 8450 supports up to 8 PIII Xeon processors, 16GB RAM and 10 64-bit PCI slots.

Approved for use as a NetWare Enhanced Security Server (NetWare v4.2)

System realtime clock and BIOS support Year 2000.

Test Configuration
Product/Model/RevPowerEdge 8450 /550 MHz /Rev. A02
CD-ROM Drive1 Samsung Electronics Co., LTD. SC-140; Spin Rate 40x; EIDE
CPU4 Intel Pentium(r) III Xeon(tm); 550 Mhz
Hard Disk Drive1 IBM 9.10GB Wide Ultra SCSI LVDS 10K RPM Hot-Swap Hard Disk Drive
Host Bus Adapter1 LSI Logic, Inc. 53C896
1 Embedded IDE, Intel 82371AB PCI Bus Master (PIIX4)
Video Adapter1 Cirrus Logic CL-GD5446; Graphics Chip CL-GD5446 ; VGA ; PCI; 2 MB; BIOS A02; Video Resolution SVGA
Bus Type10 PCI
Computer TypeRack Mount
Floppy Type1.44 MB
Mother Board RevisionA00
RAM1024 MB
System Test Kit VersionK

Product File Specifications
PSM Driver(s):
File Name Version SizeDate
MPS14.PSM2.02j45282 bytes 18-Feb-1999

Adapters and drivers used in testing
Adapter Driver Type File Name Date Size
Embedded IDE, Intel 82371AB PCI Bus Master (PIIX4)
NWPA IDEATA.HAM 25-Aug-1998 05:48 AM23318
LSI Logic, Inc. Integrated Symbios Inc. SYM53C896
SYM8XXNW.HAM 10-Nov-1999 10:54 AM130709
Intel EtherExpress(TM) PRO/100+ Server Adapt
32-bit ODI ASM E100B.LAN 25-Jun-1998 03:59 AM52684
Intel EtherExpress(TM) PRO/100B PCI LAN Adapter
32-bit ODI ASM E100B.LAN 12-Jan-1999 04:39 AM61566
IBM 16/4 Token-Ring PCI Special
32-bit ODI ASM IBMTRPO.LAN 28-Aug-1998 12:00 PM89697
Integrated Intel(R) 82559 LAN chipset
32-bit ODI ASM E100B.LAN 02-Apr-1998 03:51 AM50606
Eicon Technology Corporation EiconCard P62
Communications P62.LAN 11-Feb-1998 06:44 PM63063

The term Tested and Approved applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

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