BladeCenter 8677-1XX
Network Server
IBM
30 Jun 2004
75415

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 8 for x86


Product Description
BladeCenter 8677-1XX

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision: IBM prop., Chipset: ServerWorks (unspecified)
BIOS: v1.00, 11/26/02, Build Level BRE115AUS
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® 2.40 GHz
RAM:1024 MB
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  LSI53C1030 Ultra 320 SCSI
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  Travelstar 40GNX
2 Seagate®  ST336732LC
CD/DVD:Teac®  CD-224E
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:SUSE Certification Suite


Config Notes
SLES 8 Valid for: kernel upgrade k_smp-2.4.19-145 from our: Maintenance Web.
Module "mousedev" must be loaded manually during second stage of YaST2 installation after reboot.
Do not try to configure X during installation: first set up a textmode only installation and a working ethernet connection, then use SaX2 to set up X (recover from possible keyboard & mouse loss by command "rchotplug restart").
NEEDED: kernel boot parameter "acpi=oldboot"
No formatting of floppies
Routing capability NOT tested


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5703 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
LSI Logic®  LSI53C1030 Ultra 320 SCSI
ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL

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:

IBM
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