xSeries 255 Type 8685-31X
Network Server
30 Jun 2004

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Linux 8.0
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 7 for IA-32
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 8 for x86

Product Description
xSeries 255 Type 8685-31X

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
BIOS:Version 1.00, Date 05/31/02
CPU:4 Intel®  Xeon® MP 1.60 GHz
RAM:1024 MB
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL
Host Bus Adapter:ServerWorks  Grand Champion™ HE , UltraATA-100
Adaptec®  AIC 7899 Ultra160 , Ultra160 SCSI
Hard Disk Drive:Seagate®  ST318305LC , Ultra160 SCSI
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:SUSE Certification Suite

Config Notes
SLES 7 Certified for Kernel 2.4.18 + Patch-CD2 Kernel 2.4.7 (pre-Patch2): need to mount CDs with explicit spec "-tiso9660" Certified for Kernel 2.4.18 + Patch-CD3 During installation, the installation CD must be mounted manually and the installation be performed from "an available directory" until Patch CD 3 becomes effective.
SLES 8 Valid for: kernel upgrade k_smp-2.4.19-145 from our: Maintenance Web Kernel boot parameter "acpi=oldboot"
SLES 8 - SP1 Certified for Kernel 2.4.19-196-64GB-SMP and Kernel 2.4.19-233-64GB-SMP BIOS: v1.00, Build Level AVE108AUS, dated 05/31/02 Kernel boot parameter "acpi=oldboot"
SLES 8 - SP2 and SP2a BIOS: v1.00, Build Level AVE108AUS , dated 05/31/02 (as before) Kernel boot parameter "acpi=oldboot"

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5703 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
ServerWorks  Grand Champion™ HE
Adaptec®  AIC 7899 Ultra160
ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL

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