Altix® 3700
Network Server
30 Jun 2004

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for Intel® Itanium® Processor

Product Description
SGI® Altix® 3700

Tested Configuration:
Product/Model:Altix® 3700
CD/DVD:Matsushita Electric Works Ltd.  SR-8588 , ATAPI
CPU:64 Intel®  Itanium® 2 1.3 GHz
Hard Disk Drive:4 SGI®  ST336753LC , Ultra320 SCSI
16 SGI®  ST336753FC , FibreChannel
Host Bus Adapter:2 QLogic  QLA2342/QLA2342F 64-Bit Fibre Channel Adapter , FibreChannel
2 SGI®  IO9 (Qlogic ISP 12160A) , Ultra160 SCSI
BIOS:EFI: Spec Rev. 1.02, Vendor SGI, Rev. 12.38, SAL: Spec Rev. 2.09, SAL_A Rev 3.32, SAL_B Rev 3.32, PAL_A Rev 7.31, PAL_B Rev 7.73, PAL_B Rev 5.65 (Sic!)
Bus Type:12 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Mother Board Revision:SGI Proprietary Ones in the C-bricks and the IX-Brick
Test Kit:SUSE Certification Suite

Config Notes
NEEDED: manual change of kernel to kernel-sn2-2.6.5-7.97 after standard initial installation.
Mass Storage: 1 SGI® TP9100 (D-brick2) in FC-AL technology, equipped with: Unit: 4 FC loops including one Fibre Channel controller each 16x SGI® ST373453FC, FC hard drive, 36 Gbyte.

Adapters and Drivers
AdapterDriver TypeFile NameDateSizeOS Version
2 QLogic  QLA2342/QLA2342F 64-Bit Fibre Channel Adapter
2 SGI®  IO9 (Qlogic ISP 12160A)
Broadcom®  Broadcom(R) BCM5701KHB

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:

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