Altix 3700 512p
Network Server
31 Mar 2005

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

Product Description
Altix 3700 512p

Tested Configuration:
Product/Model:Altix 3700 512p
CD/DVD:2 Matsushita Electric Works Ltd.  SR-8588 , ATAPI
CPU:512 Intel®  Itanium® 2 1.3 GHz
Hard Disk Drive:4 SGI®  ST336753LC , Ultra160 SCSI
Host Bus Adapter:SGI®  IO9 (Qlogic ISP 12160A) , Ultra160 SCSI
SGI®  IO4 , UltraATA-100
Bus Type:24 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:1.0
RAM:512000 MB
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.2

Config Notes
To use yast2 graphical installer with only serial console connection, use ssh installation method. Boot SLES9 SP1 installation CD. At the boot: prompt enter install console=ttyS0,115200 usessh=1 SSHPassword=abc123 insmod=tg3. Enter network information for the system when prompted to boot it into the installer and on the network. ssh into the system and run yast as instructed to launch the yast2 GUI remote displayed.

Adapters and Drivers
AdapterDriver TypeFile NameDateSizeOS Version
2 Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5701 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
SGI®  IO9 (Qlogic ISP 12160A)

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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