IBM ThinkCenter S50 8183-7DG
Network Server
05 Oct 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
The S50 Ultra Small is the biggest breakthrough in 23 years of personal computers. This revolution will change the way the world thinks of a serious business computer. The wide choice of Intel Pentium 4 processors featuring HyperThreading technology and Intel PRO1000 Gigabit Ethernet provide power and performance that is typically only found in space consuming PC's. With Global and Workhorse models, the S50 provides stability and wide avaliability to allow enterprises to run their global businesses while offering confidence of quality to business owners of any size. The S50 Ultra Small also allows enterprise customers to develop a common software image with the S50 Small, M50 Desktop and Tower models.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:1.0
BIOS:IBM 2AKT46AUS (09/16/2004)
CPU:Intel®  Pentium® 4 Processor 521 2.80 GHz
RAM:512 MB
Bus Type:Serial
2 32-Bit PCI
Parallel Port
Video Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82865G (GMCH)
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5) , UltraATA-100
Hard Disk Drive:Western Digital®  WD400BB , UltraATA-100
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:SUSE Certification Suite

Config Notes
SLES 8 SP3 (x86): Sound has to be configured manually by running "alsaconf" is mandatory.
BIOS Update to version: IBM 2AKT39AUS BIOS Date 05/20/2004 is mandatory.

Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Integrated 82562EZ LAN
Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5)
Intel®  Integrated 82865G (GMCH)

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