IBM eServer xSeries 255 Model 8685-31X
Network Server
28 Jun 2005

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

Other Products:
  Apache2 Web Server 2.0    Apache2 Web Server 2.0 
  eDirectory™ 8.7    eDirectory™ 8.7 
  Novell iFolder® 2.1    Novell iFolder® 2.1 
  Novell iPrint 5.0    Novell iPrint 5.0 
  Novell® iManager 2.5    Novell® iManager 2.5 

Product Description
IBM eServer xSeries 255 Model 8685-31X

Tested Configuration:
Product/Model:IBM eServer xSeries 255 Model 8685-31X
CPU:4 Intel®  Xeon™ MP 1.60 GHz
Hard Disk Drive:Seagate®  ST318305LC , Ultra160 SCSI
Host Bus Adapter:Adaptec®  AIC 7899 Ultra160 , Ultra160 SCSI
Video Adapter:ATI®  RAGE™ XL
BIOS:v1.08 BuildLvl AVE126AUS, Jun 23, 2004
Bus Type:5 64-bit/100MHz PCI-X
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Floppy Type:1.44
Mother Board Revision:IBM proprietary
RAM:1024 MB
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.5

Config Notes

Adapters and Drivers
AdapterDriver TypeFile NameDateSizeOS Version
Broadcom®  Broadcom BCM570X NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
LAN Drivertg3.ko14-Jan-200588243
Adaptec®  AIC 7899 Ultra160

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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