BladeCenter HS20 8678-41X (IDE)
Network Server
IBM
30 Jun 2004
75416

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 8 for x86
  SUSE® Standard Server v8.0


Product Description
BladeCenter HS20 8678-41X (IDE)

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:IBM proprietary
BIOS: v1.00, 04/25/03, Build Level BSE102AUS; ISMP ROM Build Level BR8T16A
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® 2.40 GHz
RAM:1.5 GB
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL
Host Bus Adapter:QLogic  QLA2310 / QLA2310F 64-Bit Fibre Channel Adapter.
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  Travelstar 40GNX
CD/DVD:Teac®  CD-224E
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:SUSE Certification Suite


Config Notes
SLES 8 - SP2a USB CD-ROM drive use NOT certified: use at your own risk. CD access may CRASH the system! Boot medium for initial installation: Ethernet. NEEDED: kernel boot parameter "acpi=oldboot". Only UDMA33 mode possible for the built-in ide harddisk. Onboard QLA2312 Fibre Channel Adapter not tested.
SL Standard Server 8 - SP3 NEEDED: kernel boot parameter "acpi=oldboot". NEEDED: during YaST2 initial installation screen: manual activating of mouse as "USB mouse". To update your SL Standard Server 8 installation by means of United Linux 1.0 SP3, mount CD 1 of this service pack somewhere and invoke the script /my-mountpoint-of-SP3-CD1/install.sh.
SLES 8 - SP3 NEEDED: kernel boot parameter "acpi=oldboot". NEEDED: during YaST2 initial installation screen: manual activating of mouse as "USB mouse".


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5703 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
QLogic  QLA2310 / QLA2310F 64-Bit Fibre Channel Adapter.
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

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