xSeries 305 Type 8673-23X
Network Server
IBM
30 Jun 2004
75435

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Standard Server v8.0
  SUSE® Linux 8.1
  SUSE® Linux 8.0
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 7 for IA-32
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 8 for x86


Product Description
xSeries 305 Type 8673-23X

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
BIOS:IBM BIOS, Flash EEPROM Rev. Level: PLE116AUS
CPU:Intel®  Pentium® 4 2.20 GHz
RAM:1 GB
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL
Host Bus Adapter:ServerWorks  CSB5 , UltraATA-100
Adaptec®  ASC-29160 Ultra160 SCSI Card , Ultra160 SCSI
Hard Disk Drive:Seagate®  ST318305LC , Ultra160 SCSI
CD/DVD:LG  CRN-8245B , ATAPI
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:SUSE Certification Suite


Config Notes
SLES 7 Certified for Kernel 2.4.18 + Patch-CD3 Second hard disk defective, not used. YaST2 can't install needed Gigabit Ethernet module bcm5700 from update floppy. Need to do it manually or to wait until after the Patch-CD3 kernel update (which contains bcm5700) and then to still configure its use.
SLES 8 Valid only for BIOS: RevL PLE132AUS, Aug 29, 2002.
SLES 8 - SP3 NEEDED: kernel boot parameter "acpi=oldboot".


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5703 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
ServerWorks  CSB5
Adaptec®  ASC-29160 Ultra160 SCSI Card
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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