PowerEdge 1650
Network Server
Dell Incorporated
30 Jun 2004

Tested and Approved with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Linux Standard Server 8
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA-32
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86

Product Description
PowerEdge 1650

Test Configuration
Product/Model:PowerEdge 1650
CD/DVD:Teac®  CD-224E
CPU:Intel®  Pentium III 1.26GHz
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate  ST318305LC , SCSI-2
Hitachi  DK32DJ-18MC , SCSI-2
Host Bus Adapter:Dell  PERC 3/Di , SCSI-2
Video Adapter:ATI®  RAGE™ XL
BIOS:Dell/Phoenix A06
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Floppy Type:1.44
Mother Board Revision:DELL Dual Pentium III CPU Systemboard PowerEdge 1650; Embedded server management firmware revision 1.48; Backplane firmware revision 0.28
RAM:512 MB
Test Kit:SUSE Certification Suite

Product File Specifications

Config Notes
SLES 7 * Certified for: o Kernel 2.4.18 + Patch-CD2 o Kernel 2.4.18 + Patch-CD3 * Obligatory: use aacraid update-driver-disk from our Maintenance Web. * After the installation of Patch CD2/CD3: make sure that the "alias ethx" lines in /etc/modules.conf points to the e1000 module. * Boot config needs to be installed manually.
SLES 8 * Valid for: kernel upgrade k_deflt-2.4.19-155 from our Maintenance Web SLES 8 - SP1 * Certified for Kernel 2.4.19-207-4GB SLES 8 - SP3 * Boot medium for initial installation: United Linux 1.0 SP3 CD.
SL Standard Server 8 - SP3 * Boot medium for initial installation: United Linux 1.0 SP3 CD. * 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.

Adapters and Drivers
AdapterDriver TypeFile NameDateSizeNetWare Version
Dell  PERC 3/Di

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