IBM eServer BladeCenter HS20 8832-N1X
Network Server
02 Feb 2005

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®

Product Description
Powerful Intel-based blade server delivers uncompromising performance for your mission-critical applications. Designed to support the Intel® Xeon™ processor and packed with high-availability features, IBM® BladeCenter™ HS20 delivers density without sacrificing processor performance or availability. Highly scalable and modular in design, you can XpandonDemand™ - adding capacity only when you need it.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Blade Module
Mother Board Revision:1
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® 3.06 GHz
RAM:2048 MB
Bus Type:64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL
Host Bus Adapter:LSI Logic®  Integrated 53C1030 , Ultra320 SCSI
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  32P0726 IBM 36.4GB 10K Ultra320 SCSI Hot-Swap SL HDD , Ultra320 SCSI
Floppy Type:USB 1.44
USB Floppy:Teac FD-05PUB USB I/F
USB Keyboard:IBM PPC I/F
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.1.2

Product File Specifications
HBA Support File:
File Name: mptbase.koFile Version: 3.01.03
File Date: 02-Jul-2004File Size: 70140
File URL:

Config Notes
SLES-9 X86_64: System must be installed per IBM documentation for proper operation.
SLES-9 X86_64: SCSI Raid 1 funtionality was tested in this configuration.

Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5704s Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: tg3.ko
File Date: 02-Jul-2004File Size: 92726

LSI Logic®  Integrated 53C1030
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: mptscsih.ko
File Date: 02-Jul-2004File Size: 73270

ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL

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