PowerEdge 2550/ 933MHz
Network Server
Dell Computer Corporation
18 Apr 2001
Tested and Approved with the following Novell products:
GroupWise(v5.5) NDS eDirectory
NetWare(v4.2) NetWare 5.1
Novell BorderManager v2.1.0 Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS)(v2.0)
Support Pack 2a for NetWare 5.1 Support Pack 9 for NetWare 4

Product Description
The PowerEdge 2550 server provides exceptional performance, availability, and expandability by incorporating the latest technology including dual IntelŪ PentiumŪ III processors (up to 1 GHz), an embedded gigabit Ethernet controller, support for three PCI buses for exceptional bandwidth, up to 4GB of SDRAM, dual embedded Ultra 3 SCSI controllers, and up to five internal hot swap hard drives. Its 2U rack optimized chassis makes it ideal for multi-server enviroments.

Test Configuration
Product/Model/RevPowerEdge 2550/ 933MHz/Rev. A00
CD-ROM Drive Teac CD-224EA93; ATA/IDE
CPU Intel Pentium(r) III; 933 MHz
Hard Disk Drive Quantum Atlas V 9.1GB
Host Bus Adapter Adaptec Integrated AIC-7899; Ultra3/Ultra160M SCSI
Embedded PCI EIDE; Ultra ATA/IDE (Ultra DMA)
RAID Controller Adapter Dell RAID on Mother Board PERC3/Di
Video Adapter ATI Technologies ATI RAGE XL; 8 MB; SVGA
Bus Type 3 PCI
Computer TypeSlimline
Floppy Type1.44 MB
Mother Board RevisionA00
RAM2048 MB
System Test Kit VersionK

Adapters and drivers used in testing
Adapter Driver Type File Name Date Size
Embedded PCI EIDE
NWPA IDEATA.HAM 09-Jun-1999 03:24 PM20417
Adaptec Integrated AIC-7899
NWPA ADPT160M.HAM 15-Oct-1999 02:27 PM140227
Broadcom Corporation Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet Controller
C HSM v1.11 B57.LAN 26-Feb-2001 05:32 PM103628
Integrated Intel(R) 82559 LAN chipset
32-bit ODI C CE100B.LAN 28-Jun-2000 03:20 AM112720
Intel(R) PRO/100+ PCI Adapter
32-bit ODI C CE100B.LAN 28-Jun-2000 03:20 AM112720
Dell RAID on Mother Board PERC3/Di
NWPA PERC2.HAM 29-Feb-2000 06:01 PM53994

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:

Dell Computer Corporation
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