Blade B100x (in Bladeserver Fire B1600)
Network Server
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
30 Jun 2004

Tested and Approved with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86

Product Description
Blade B100x (in Bladeserver Fire B1600)

Test Configuration
Product/Model:Blade B100x (in Bladeserver Fire B1600)
CPU:AMD  Athlon™ XP-M 1800+
Hard Disk Drive:Toshiba  MK3017GAP , UltraATA-100
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801CA (ICH3-S) , UltraATA-100
BIOS:PhoenixBIOS 4.0 Release 6.0 Sun Fire B100x [BIOS ver. 0.25], 08/27/03
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Floppy Type:1.44
RAM:512 MB
Test Kit:SUSE Certification Suite

Product File Specifications

Config Notes
SLES 8 - SP2a Boot medium for initial installation: Network (PXE/tftp + Installation Server). NEEDED a considerable amount of tricky customizations and additional actions in order to perform the initial installation via the serial console.

Adapters and Drivers
AdapterDriver TypeFile NameDateSizeNetWare Version
Intel®  Integrated 82801CA (ICH3-S)
Broadcom®  Broadcom BCM570X NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

The term Tested and Approved applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. Components including LAN adapters, host bus adapters and other individually Tested and Approved components may be exchanged for other Tested and Approved components. For more information on swapping Tested and Approved components, please access the following web page:

For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

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