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PowerEdge 2550/ 2-PIII 1.26GHz
Network Server
Dell Computer Corporation
21 Aug 2001
64207
Tested and Approved with the following Novell products:
GroupWise(v6) NDS eDirectory
NetWare(v4.2) NetWare 5.1
NetWare Enterprise Web Server (v5.10) Novell BorderManager(v3.5)
Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS)(v2.1) 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 1.26GHz), an embedded gigabit Ethernet controller, support for three PCI buses for exceptional bandwidth, 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 environments.

Test Configuration
Product/Model/RevPowerEdge 2550/ 2-PIII 1.26GHz/Rev. A03
CD-ROM Drive Teac CD-224EA93; ATA/IDE
CPU2 Intel Pentium(r) III; 1.26 GHz
Hard Disk Drive4 Seagate ST318404LC; 18.4 GB; Ultra3/Ultra160M SCSI
Host Bus Adapter Adaptec Integrated AIC-7899; Ultra3/Ultra160M SCSI
Embedded IDE
Video Adapter ATI Technologies ATI RAGE XL; 8 MB; SVGA
BIOSA05
Bus Type 3 PCI 64-bit/33MHz
Computer TypeSlimline
Floppy Type1.44 MB
Mother Board RevisionA03
RAM2048 MB
System Test Kit Version1

Product File Specifications
PSM Driver(s):
File Name Version SizeDate
MPS14.PSM45872 bytes 28-Aug-2000

Adapters and drivers used in testing
Adapter Driver Type File Name Date Size
Embedded IDE
NWPA IDEATA.HAM 09-Jun-1999 03:24 PM16387
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 PCI Adapter
32-bit ODI C CE100B.LAN 28-Jun-2000 03:20 AM112720
Eicon Technology Corporation EiconCard P92
Communications P92.LAN 11-Nov-1999 12:56 PM68181
Dell RAID on Mother Board PERC3/Di
NWPA PERC2.HAM 27-Oct-2000 06:14 PM54702

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
One Dell Way
M/S RR5-8527
Round Rock, TX, 78682
Voice: 512-728-6565
Email: Cindy_Stap@Dell.com
Website: www.dell.com
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