HP Proliant ML530 G2
Network Server
Hewlett Packard Company
11 Feb 2005

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLES 9

Product Description
Generation 2 (G2) offers customers the first 2P expansion server with Mirrored Memory Intel® Xeon™ 3.0 GHz, 2.80 GHz or 2.40 GHz Processors with 400MHz system bus 512-KB level 2 cache per processor. Enterprise Class chipset: ServerWorks™ GC HE PC1600 ECC SDRAM memory expandable to 16 GB (Advanced ECC memory standard) 2:1 interleaved memory Seven 64-Bit/100 MHz PCI-X slots; 4 Hot Plug Slots Two Ultra3 SCSI Drive Cages standard support up to 12 1" hot plug hard drives. Internal mass storage capacity up to 4.20 TB (12 x 300 GB + 2 x 300 GB 1" hot plug drives) with optional ML5xx Internal Two Bay Hot Plug SCSI Drive Cage (with fan) Advanced Memory Protection including Mirrored Memory and Online Spare Memory 600-Watt Hot Plug Power Supply with optional 1+ 1 redundancy Hot Plug System Fans with optional redundancy Embedded NC3163 Fast Ethernet NIC PCI 10/100 WOL (Wake On LAN) and PXE support Integrated Dual Channel Wide Ultra3 SCSI Adapter.

Tested Configuration:
Product/Model:HP Proliant ML530 G2
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon™ DP 3.0 GHz
Hard Disk Drive:HP  BD01864544 , Ultra160 SCSI
HP  BD036635C5 , Ultra160 SCSI
HP  BF01863644 , Ultra160 SCSI
Host Bus Adapter:HP  Dual-Channel Wide-Ultra SCSI-3 Controller , Ultra3SCSI
ServerWorks  Grand Champion™ HE , UltraATA-100
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL
BIOS:P22 9/15/2004
Bus Type:3 64-bit/100MHz PCI-X
4 64-bit PCI-X Hot Plug
Computer Type:Tower
Floppy Type:1.44
Mother Board Revision:G2
RAM:16384 MB
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.0.24

Config Notes

Adapters and Drivers
AdapterDriver TypeFile NameDateSizeOS Version
HP  HP NC3163 Ethernet Lan On Motherboard
HP  HP NC3123 Fast Ethernet Controller
HP  Dual-Channel Wide-Ultra SCSI-3 Controller
ServerWorks  Grand Champion™ HE

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