eServer xSeries 346 Model 8840-41U
Network Server
IBM
11 Jul 2005
81378

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

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


Product Description
The IBM xSeries 346 delivers outstanding performance, availability and capacity - all in a space-saving 2U rack design. Ideal for storage hungry applications and data for your networked environment or space constrained data center. The x346 supports the latest Intel Xeon processors technology to help provide customers with the computing power they need to match their business needs and growth. The new IBM Extended Design Architecture initiative is evident inside its 2U rack design, the x346 offers impressive scalability, including dual processor support, up to 16GB of memory and six high-performance, hot swap hard disk bays and the ability to support an internal tape backup. If you need a balance of high-performance 2-way processing, large internal storage and superior manageability in a rack-dense environment, the x346 is the ideal system.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:2G4YNX9004F
BIOS:v1.09 KPE133AUS
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® 3.60 GHz
RAM:8192 MB
Bus Type:2 64-bit/33MHz PCI
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RADEON® 7000-M
Host Bus Adapter:Adaptec®  AIC-7902 Integrated Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter , Ultra320 SCSI
Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5) , UltraATA-100
Hard Disk Drive:2 IBM  90P1304 36.4GB 10K Ultra320 SCSI Hot-Swap SL HDD , Ultra320 SCSI
CD/DVD:IBM  HL-DT-STDVD-ROM GDR8082N , ATAPI
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.6


Config Notes
OES x86: System was tested in SCSI Raid-1 configuration. This requires a320raid driver update; refer to the following url: www.adaptec.com/ibm/downloads


Adapters and Drivers
2 Broadcom®  Intergrated BCM 5721Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Adaptec®  AIC-7902 Integrated Ultra320 SCSI Host Bus Adapter
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: a320raid.ko
File Date: 14-Jun-2005File Size: 410595

Intel®  Integrated 82801EB (ICH5)
ATI®  Integrated RADEON® 7000-M

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:

http://developer.novell.com/devres/system/policy/exchange.htm

For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

IBM
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