IBM eServer BladeCenter HS20 Model 8832-N1X w/SCSI Exp
Network Server
28 Sep 2004

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 8 for x86     Service Pack 3 for SUSE® SLES 8

Product Description
Designed to support the Intel® Xeon™ processor and packed with high-availability features, IBM BladeCenter HS20 delivers density without sacrificing processor performance. Highly scalable and modular in design, you can XpandonDemand™ — adding capacity only when you need it. Modular blade servers optimized for the BladeCenter T and BladeCenter environments. IDE or hot-swap SCSI hard disk drives. 1GB standard PC2100 ECC DDR ChipkillTM SDRAM. 4GB flash disk drives on blade. Two Gigabit Ethernet controllers standard, with load balancing and failover features. Integrated System Management processor, light path diagnostics, Predictive Failure AnalysisTM and IBM Director combine to provide powerful management capabilities.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:IBM Server Blade 0x1d
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® 3.06 GHz
Bus Type:64-bit PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  Integrated 53C1020 , UltraATA-133
ServerWorks  Grand Champion™ LE , UltraATA-100
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  06P5776 IBM 36.4GB 15K Ultra320 SCSI Hot-Swap SL HDD , Ultra320 SCSI
IBM  48P7063 HS20 40GB 5400 rpm ATA-100 hard disk drive , UltraATA-100
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:SUSE Certification Suite

Config Notes
SLES 8 - SP3: RAID functionality of integrated controller _not_ tested during certification. USB 2.0 functionality not tested during certification.

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5704s Gigabit Ethernet Controller
LSI Logic®  Integrated 53C1020
ServerWorks  Grand Champion™ LE
ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL

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