8671-4AX IBM eServer xSeries 235
Network Server
17 Oct 2002
Tested and Approved with the following Novell products:
GroupWise(v6) NetWare 5.1
NetWare 6 NetWare Enterprise Web Server(v3.6)
Novell BorderManager(v3.6) Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS)(v2.1)
Novell iFolder(v1.0) Support Pack 1 for NetWare 6
Support Pack 4 for NetWare 5.1 eDirectory (v8.6)

Product Description
The IBM xSeries 235 uses Intel® Xeon¿ processors, providing you with power and performance at an affordable price. Offering a pathway for future growth, the x235 provides expandability with up to 12GB of DDR memory, internal storage capability up to 660GB and six available PCI slots. Integrated Gigabit Ethernet provides high-speed networking bandwidth while keeping all slots free for other adapters. The x235 delivers Ultra320 HDD performance with affordable data protection and server availability. The xSeries 235 delivers integrated Ultra320 RAID-1 functionality, which provides the ability to mirror hard disk drives for data protection and even higher server availability. X-Architecture features like Chipkill memory, Active PCI-X technology and hot-swap cooling/power keep your server available when you need it. For flexibility to meet your custom space needs, the x235 offers a tower-to-rack conversion kit.

Test Configuration
Product/Model/Rev8671-4AX IBM eServer xSeries 235 /8671/Rev. 1x
CD-ROM Drive IBM 48Xmax-17Xmin IDE CD-ROM
CPU2 Intel Xeon™ DP; Cache Size 512 KB; 2.4 GHz
Hard Disk Drive 06P5753 IBM 36.4GB 10K Ultra160 SCSI Hot-Swap SL HDD
Host Bus Adapter 25P3492 IBM ServeRAID-5i SCSI RAID Adapter; PCI; BIOS 5.10.21; Chipset LSI; Firmware 5.10.21; Wide Ultra2SCSI; Version 5.10
IBM On-Board ATA-100 EIDE Controller
Video Adapter ATi Embedded Rage XL; 8 MB
Bus Type 1 32-bit/33MHz PCI
2 64-bit PCI-X Hot Plug
3 PCI-X 64-bit/100MHz
Computer TypeTower
Floppy Type1.44 MB
Mother Board Revision01
System Test Kit Version2

Product File Specifications
PSM Driver(s):
File Name Version SizeDate
MPS14.PSM2.02l45388 bytes 21-Dec-1999
MPS14.PSMV2.0545976 bytes 08-Aug-2001

System Bus Driver (SBD)(s):
File Name Version SizeDate
IBMXSBD.NLM1.1079128 bytes 14-Jun-2002

Adapters and drivers used in testing
Adapter Driver Type File Name Date Size
25P3492 IBM ServeRAID-5i SCSI RAID Adapter
IPSRAID.HAM 17-Jun-2002 02:41 PM34116
IBM On-Board ATA-100 EIDE Controller
IDEATA.HAM 13-Feb-2001 06:15 PM35812
NWPA IDEATA.HAM 01-Sep-2001 05:11 PM36641
34L4601 IBM Netfinity 10/100 Eternet Security Adapter (US triple DES)
C HSM v1.11 CE100B.LAN 07-Jan-2001 01:29 PM83909
Broadcom Corporation Integrated BCM 5703 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
C HSM v1.11 B57.LAN 22-Mar-2002 04:23 PM106299
Intel® PRO/100+ Dual Port Server Adapter
C HSM v1.11 CE100B.LAN 16-Jul-2001 04:15 AM85625

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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